PPL Special Edition 2019 - Day5
Day 5 of the PPL Special Edition concluded last night on PokerBaazi.com and saw Events 21-26 being played out. Two huge events, namely The Summit (30L GTD) and the 50L GTD HighRoller produced champions in Sajal “Bloodless” Gupta (INR 8,07,316) and Anjali “Smoothie12” Kochhar (INR 16,01,525). The PPL SE Leaderboard continues to see Gaurav “gaug17” Sood and his 4149 points lead the way for the fourth straight day.
Let’s take a look at the highlights from Day 5:
PPL #21: DST 5L GTD
The Day kicked off with a 5 LAC guaranteed DeepStack event, which roped in a total playing field of 459 players. The INR 1250 buy-in event paid out the top 54 players, and it was Matt “dybalamask” Matt who finished on top of the pack, defeating Kuldeep “Bacchapro” Jorawal heads up and taking home a payday of INR 1,15,323. Second place received INR 80,841 for his efforts.
PPL #22: 6-Max 2L GTD
Next up we saw a 6-max event with a guaranteed pool of INR 2 LAC. 174 players signed up for the event using an additional 212 re-entries. 45 players were paid out with upcoming poker pro Arjanveer “holdbaby” Chadha finishing in first place, good for a payday of INR 42,000. Second place was taken by Rohit “lil_d” Dua (INR 29,400).
PPL #23: 4- Max DST Hyper 2L GTD
Event number three for the Day featured a 4-Max Deepstack format with a guaranteed pool of INR 2 LAC. 135 players along with 152 re-entries were recorded in this event, with the top 36 players making it to the money. Mohammad “chandlerbing” Azhar recorded his second win of the series by taking this one down after a heads up battle with Wilson “kalingkaling” Yomso. The two received INR 63,398 and INR 44,485 respectively.
PPL #24: The Summit MonsterStack 30L GTD
The featured event of the Day, this 30 LAC guaranteed event recorded a smashing prize pool of 41,55,000 owing to the 292 entries and 262 re-entries. A little over 8 hours is what it took to find our champion – Sajal “Bloodless” Gupta, who took home a whopping sum of INR 8,07,316. “rajaji1” finished in second place, bagging a payday of INR 5,65,911. Some notables from the Final Table include Neeraj “SelfClaimedPro” Kumar (3rd), Jayjit “england” Ray (4th), Ashish “rocky3705” Ahuja (5th) and Amar “kidpoker0109” Mehta (8th).
PPL #25 HighRoller 6-Max 50L GTD
The final event of Day 5 was the 50 LAC guaranteed HighRoller Event which came with a buy-in amount of 27,500. 193 players along with 97 re-entries built a total pool of INR 72,50,000 – the biggest seen in the series thus far. Nine hours and five minutes of high stakes action gave us the eventual Winner – Anjali “Smoothie12” Kochhar, who took home a whopping INR 16,01,525 in prize money. Second place was taken by Anish “Illusionist” Patra (INR 11,23,750).
Congratulations to all the Winner of Day 5!
Day 6 kicks off at 5:30PM today and is headlined by the 15 LAC GTD Value Town which comes with a buy-in of INR 1650 and kicks off at 8PM.
Check out the complete Schedule here.
The PPL SE Leaderboard is still led by Gaurav “gaug17” Sood and his 4149 points, followed by “akj290” and “SelfClaimedPro” with 4117 and 3529 points respectively. Check out the complete standings here.
Good Luck to everyone for Day 6!