And we’re Underway! PPL Spring’18 – Day 1
The much anticipated PPL Spring’18 Edition kicked off yesterday on PokerBaazi.com. The series holds a mammoth 4.1 Crore in total guarantees! Day 1 of the series saw the completion of Events 1 to 6. Here are the brief details of how the Day’s Events went down:
Event 1: 1.5L GTD R+A
We kicked off with this 1.5LAC guaranteed Rebuy Add-on event which attracted 165 entries. Heads up saw ‘fsociety’ defeating ‘pokerwizard’ for the win and a payday of INR 38,010.
Event 2: 2L GTD RE
The second event of the day was a 2 LAC guaranteed Re-entry event, which drew 216 entries and 193 re-entries. Coming out on top of the field was ‘Zedd’, who beat ‘mdhn12’ heads-up for INR 39,877.
Event 3: 1L GTD FO
Event 3 was a 1LAC guaranteed Freeze-out event. A total of 150 entrants played the event which was taken down by ‘pokerisnogamble’ for a prize amount of INR 23,625. The runner-up of this event was ‘akj290’.
Event 4: 7L GTD RE
INR 3300 gave you a seat to this 7 Lac guaranteed re-entry event. A total of 247 entries (including 101 re-entries) took part in the event, taking the total Prize Pool to INR 7,41,000. After about 5 hours of play we were down to the final two- ‘MrRobot’ and ‘Qweasdzxc’. The outcome was decided by a huge pot when the former called a shove holding A9cc and was up against AThh. He was fortunate enough to see three clubs on the flop and seal the deal for a hefty payday of INR 1,55,610. Second place received INR 1,14,855 for his efforts.
Event 5: The Big 15 (15L GTD RE)
Event 5 was the highlight of the day and offered a massive 15L up for grabs. A field of 183 players and an additional 119 re-entries took the Total Prize pool up to INR 15,10,000. After about 7 hours of play, it was Abhishek ‘abhishek081190’ Jaiswal who defeated ‘pokerjoker’ heads up for the win and a prize of INR 3,02,000. The final table also boasted a few notables, namely Rubin ’kornkid’ Labroo (3rd), Jasven ‘JasvenSaigal’ Saigal (6th), Nishant ‘nishant177’ Sharma (7th) and Manoj ‘killbill’ Pentakota (9th).
Event 6: 3L GTD RE
The final event of the day was Event 6 – a 3 LAC guaranteed re-entry event. 199 unique entries along with 135 re-entries took the Total Prize pool to INR 3,34,000. It was eventually ‘crazylion007’ who came out on top of the pack, defeating ‘mafiamessi’ heads up for a payday of INR 66,800.
Congratulations to all the winners of Day 1!
We kick off Day 2 with a line-up of 6 events starting at 2 pm today. The featured event is the 25 LAC GTD Endeavour RE event, scheduled for 8:00 pm.
Find the complete schedule of the PPL Spring’18 Edition here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl#ppl
With Day 1 underway, we also have the PPL Fantasy League kicking off. Here are the updated Leaderboard standings after Day 1: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-fantasy-leaderboard
After an impressive performance on Day 1, ‘MrRobot’ finds himself on top of the PPL Spring’18 Leaderboard. Here are the complete standings: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-leaderboard
Good luck for Day 2 Baazigars!