PPL Special Edition 2019 - Day3
Last night the felts of PokerBaazi witnessed a thrilling end to the 50L GTD Endeavour event. This is the very first time that the PPL series has played host to a multi-day event, and after its successful conclusion, we can be sure to expect more such events in the future.
Kanav “sokopa” Parwal had the run of his life last night, taking down the event for a hefty payday of INR 11,17,789 after defeating popular poker pro Nishant Sharma (INR 7,83,297) heads up. Meanwhile, the 15L GTD event saw Nikhil “blastupinside” Arora overcome an extremely tough Final Table line-up to clinch the title along with INR 4,13,910 in prize money.
Let’s take a look at the highlights from Day 3:
PPL #11: SuperStack 8-max 5L GTD
The Day kicked off with an 8-max SuperStack event with a guaranteed prize pool of INR 5,00,000. A modest INR 1100 gave you a seat to the event, and it saw 567 entrants with 72 eventually making it to the money. First place was taken by Pranav “GarviGujarat” Desai, good for a payday of INR 1,07,163. He defeated Rony “bisadip176” Chowdhury (INR 75,127) heads up to record his first title of the PPL SE.
PPL #12: 5-Max Turbo 5L GTD
Next up we saw a 5-max turbo event with a guarantee of INR 5,00,000. This new format attracted 365 players, taking the prize pool up to INR 7,30,000. 45 players were paid in this event with INR 1,53,300 reserved for the Winner. Vishal “bhai9” Marwaha took that spot after defeating “A7K9” (INR 1,07,310) heads up to win the title.
PPL #13: 6- Max DST 15L GTD
This 6-max DeepStack event kicked off at 7PM and recorded a massive field of 584 players, taking the total prize pool up to INR 21,90,000. 72 player were paid out in this event, with pole position being taken by Nikhil “blastupinside” Arora (INR 4,13,910). The final table saw plenty of regulars in “d00mtr00p3r” (2nd for INR 2,90,175), “borntrouble” (3rd for INR 1,86,588), “gaug17” (4th for INR 1,38,189), “kornkid” (5th for INR 1,03,587), “england” (6th for INR 83,001), “tilt83” (7th for INR 69,204) and “FishStars” (8th for INR 55,188).
PPL #14: DAY 2 – The Endeavour 50L GTD
117 players came back for Day 2 of The Endeavour, and while each was already in the money, everyone’s eyes were on the smashing first place prize of INR 11,17,789. The total prize pool in this multi-day event reached INR 64,95,000 owing to the huge turnout in the 2 starting flights. After nearly 7 hours, it was Kanav “sokopa” Parwal who was the last man standing following a gruelling Heads-up battle with poker pro Nishant “nishant177” Sharma (INR 7,83,297). Here are the final table payouts:
1 – Kanav “sokopa” Parwal (INR 11,17,789)
2- Nishant “nishant177” Sharma (INR 7,83,297)
3- “dilbaghsingh” (INR 5,07,909)
4- Arjanveer “holdbaby” Chadha (INR 3,75,41100
5- Dhaval “Rehab77” Mudgal (INR 2,79,934)
6- Rahul “pokeraddictive” Mech (INR 2,26,675)
7- Anujkumar “aatmaan” Kodam (INR 1,87,705)
8- Akshay “sherlock52” Nasa (INR 1,49,3850)
PPL #15 PLO 5L GTD
The final event of Day 3 was a 5 LAC guaranteed PLO event and attracted a field of 580, taking the prizepool up to INR 7,25,000. 72 players were paid out in this event and it was Mohammad “chandlerbing” Azhar who finished on top of the field, recording his first win of the season along with a payday of INR 1,37,025. Second place was taken by Gaurav “gaug17” Sood (INR 96,062).
Congratulations to all the Winners of Day 3!
Day 4 kicks off at 4PM today and is headlined by two massive events:
- PPL #18 PLO HighRoller 25L GTD at 7PM
- PPL #19 The Vegas 30L GTD at 8PM
Check out the complete Schedule here.
The PPL SE Leaderboard is currently led by Gaurav “gaug17” Sood and his 3153 points, followed by “akj290” and “GarviGujarat” with 2790 and 1901 points respectively. Check out the complete standings here.
Good Luck to everyone for Day 4!