Action escalated to the apex of the second day at Deltin Royale Casino, Goa for the 50k Highroller event of Baazi Poker Tour. Played on 6-max tables, the tournament brought 15 Lacs in GTD prize pool. Shortly after an instigation, 64 players registered keeping the tune higher and better. The tournament began with an announcement of Shuffle Up & Deal by the tournament director Roshan Morajkar.
With few dawdling hops of event- Ronak decided to fold, Abhishek Jain decided to call, and elimination of Gaurav Didwania, the aura maintained its charisma with registration numbers intensifying to 105 in just one hour. Players also had an option to re-enter till the end of the 4th level. Sangeeth Mohan, leading out at 3000 got eliminated by PokerBaazi Pro Abhishek Panda.
The action seemed to be boundless with registration crossing over 129 amassed with an elimination of Danish Sheikh by Sanket Sangaria. Jatin made a bet of 550 from UTG+1 to which, Kanishk flats from the Small Blind. Jatin Kukreja stepped up magnificently in beating Kanishk Upreti with a higher flush. Pranav Desai opened with 625 and got 4 callers on the table – Phaninder, Sahil Agrwal, Farookh and Tarun.
Level 6 and 7 elicited some interesting shots with effects like Anup calling to shutdown, PokerBaazi pro Vikram decided to fold and elimination of Ankush by Vinod Megalmani. Rahul Melwani went all-in preflop with 25,475 and got a call from Archit. With a start of level 7, there were whopping 145 entries and 15 re-entries but the news just got majestic with an announcement of total prize pool, Rs 72.5 Lacs.
The ensuing ticks presented Harman Baweja, Actor and the enthusiastic poker player taking it down from Vinod Megalmani. Sanket who had a stack of 78,000 got eliminated with the beginning of level 10, Varun Gulati got eliminated by Kanishka Samant and Shashwat, Anirudh got eliminated from the same table. At the culmination of level 11, the number of players plunged to 58. The rewarding time enunciated with the prize pool of 72.5 Lacs, to be divided among the top 15 players. The epic continued with an elimination of Jaydeep Dawer, Jimmy Arora, Bharath and Vaibhav Sharma.
With confounding strides, the tournament field was down to 39 players at the end of 14th level. Next levels were stirred with the eliminations of Hemant Arora, Abhineet Jain, Rahul Melwani and Eka. As it is said, ‘The game is not over yet’ or ‘The best is yet to come’, 24 survivors of Day 2 will recapitulate the battle for High Roller Championship on Day 3. Stay tuned for something awesome!!