The 2.6 Crore PokerBaazi Premier League Winter Edition is underway and attracted record-breaking numbers on Day 1. Here are the highlights of the day:
Event 1: 1.5 Lac R+A
The first event of the series kicked off with a field of 154 entries, 280 rebuys and 103 add-ons taking the total prize pool to INR 1,87,950. It was eventually ‘FishermanR’ who defeated ‘fullfront’ in the heads-up battle to record his first win of the series and a healthy reward of INR 38,060.
Event 2: 2 Lac RE
This event saw a field of 192 players (+221 re-entries) battle it out for the total prize pool of INR 2,06,500. Coming out on top of the field was ‘delguy420’, who defeated ‘dhirendra987’ heads up to take down the event and INR 41,300.
Event 3: 3 Lac FO
This Freeze-out tournament attracted 150 players recording a total prize pool of INR 3,02,000. The final table saw poker pro Shravan ‘FishStars’ Chhabria, who was the short-stack, come from the bottom of the pack to take down the event. The last hand saw a 3-way all in where Shravan knocked out 2 players and recorded his first win of the PPL Winter Edition. He won INR 63,420 for his efforts. Runner-up of the event was ‘007BahuBali’.
Event 4: 15 Lac RE
The highlight of Day 1, this event saw a total of 310 entries battle it out for pole position and INR 3,10,000. After nearly 7 hours of poker, it was ‘IamFish007’ who defeated ‘gangajal’ heads-up to win Event 4 and secure some healthy points for the Leaderboard race.
Event 5: 3 Lac Turbo RE
The final event of Day 1 roped in 157 entries (+ 120 re-entries). Heads up play saw two well-known players ‘ChubbyGhost’ and ‘nikita69QQ’ battle it out for first place and INR 60,750. Eventually, it was the former who came out on top. ‘nikita69QQ’ received INR 45,750 for his second-place finish.
Congratulations to all the winners of Day 1! Day 2 kicks off at 3 pm today and is headlined by the 10 Lac GTD Deepstack Freezeout.
The completion of Day 1 of the PPL Winter Edition also marked the beginning of the Leaderboard and Fantasy League Leaderboard races. Here are the standings going on Day 2:
Fantasy League: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard
Good luck to all the Baazigars for Day 2!
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