Sep 17, 2019

“A Win of This Magnitude Will Surely Take A While To Digest” - Rubin “Kornkid” Labroo - PPL Summer’18 Main Event Champion!


PPL Summer'18 Edition- Day7

Last night saw the conclusion of the PokerBaazi Premier League Summer’18 Edition and witnessed Delhi based poker ace Rubin “kornkid” Labroo take down the biggest online event till date! A prominent name in the Indian poker circuit, “kornkid” found his way to the top of the table in the PPL Summer’18 MAIN EVENT and won himself a surreal payday of INR 35,41,950!!!

“Quite honestly I can’t believe it! A win of this magnitude will surely take a while to digest!” said the ecstatic poker pro.

Yesterday also saw Events 29 – 34 of the PPL being played out and the conclusion to yet another action-packed Edition of the popular tournament series. Here’s a look at what went down:

Event 29: 1.5 LAC GTD (RE)

Day 7 kicked off with a 1.5 LAC GTD re-entry event which roped in a field of 173 players and an additional 221 re-entries. “Hai_toh_hai” took first place and received a payday of INR 39,400, while “gettingthere” finished runner-up for INR 29,550.

Event 30: 3 LAC GTD Deepstack Turbo (RE)

Next up was a 3 LAC GTD Deepstack Turbo event which attracted a field of 218 with an additional 218 rebuys. The total prize pool eventually stood at INR 4.36 LAC and it was “Akawildcard” who took down the event for a payday of INR 85,020 while “pokerguruj” finished second for INR 63,220.


This one was simply special. The prize pool shot over the guaranteed INR 1 CRORE by 39 LAC, making it the biggest online event recorded till date! 563 players put up an initial buy-in fee of INR 16,500 including 363 re-entries. The top 63 players were paid out and as expected, this event saw some of the biggest names in Indian poker clashing swords. “kornkid” was the last man standing and put up a brilliant show on the felts, received a whopping payday of INR 35,41,950! “youngistan” finished the event in second place and received a beefy payday of INR 20,14,050.

Event 32: 20 LAC GTD Event (5 RE)

Another biggie of the day, this event boasted a guaranteed prize pool of INR 20 LAC, which climbed to a total of 24.9 LAC after the 199 entries and 133 re-entries. “mikkudiv” won the event for a handsome payday of INR 4,98,000 while “Dstar” who has had an incredible PPL took second place for INR 3,67,275.

Event 33: 5 LAC GTD FreezeOut

This FreezeOut event saw 207 players take to the felts and an eventual prize pool of INR 6.21 LAC. “Versutus” won the event for INR 1,21,095,defeating “AilaGaya” heads up. The latter received INR 90,045 for his efforts.

 Event 34: 2 LAC GTD Time Bomb (60 mins)

The final event of the Day and series was a Time Bomb event which roped in 113 players. There were eventually 13 players left after the 60 minute window with “Vivek25” finishing on top of the field for INR 45,765. Second place was taken by “Dstar”, who won INR 21,153.

Congratulations to all the winners!

The conclusion of the PPL Summer’18 Edition also wraps up the final standing on the Leaderboard and Fantasy Teams.

“Hitler” put up a stellar performance on the last day of the PPL and manages to inch ahead of “SelfClaimedPro” just as the doors were closing. He finishes on top of the Leaderboard with a total of 16 cashes and 3248 points – Making him the proud Winner of TLB in back-to-back Editions of the PPL’18 and a prize amount of INR 3,00,000. Congratulations!

Meanwhile, the PPL Fantasy Team Leaderboard was won by “SelfClaimedPro” and his team “SastMasti”. They finish the PPL with a total of 13,194 points and receive a reward of 1,00,000 Baazi Coins. would like to thank each and every Baazigar for their support and participation throughout the duration of the PPL, and as always, we will see you next time- and we will be bigger and better! Meanwhile, get ready for The MoneyMaker! The 1 Crore GTD event has been scheduled for July 22, 6PM. You don’t want to miss this one!


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