Feb 25, 2018

The recently launched “Double or Nothing” tournaments on PokerBaazi.com have attracted a fair number of players and for good reason. Popularly known as a DoN (Double or Nothing), this unique tournament is a relatively easier way for players to double their money simply by finishing in the top half of the field. A good player will record at least an 80% win rate on a reasonable sample size.

How these DoNs work is simple. Once a player registers to the event and takes their seat, the game begins much like a tournament, with binds and antes increasing steadily, putting pressure on everyone’s stack. Once late registration ends and the number of entries is determined, the goal of the tournament is to finish in the top half of the field. Doing so gives you double your investment while failing to do so leaves you empty-handed.

The format is not too hard to adjust to, and these games are the easiest to multi-table. The strategy involved is very mechanical, and survival is key. A general and profitable approach to the game is to play super tight early on, steal more often in the middle stages, and adapt a push/fold strategy towards the end. ICM and bubble dynamics are extremely important in this format, as finishing at the bottom of the top half is no different from finishing in first place.

PokerBaazi.com has scheduled these Double or Nothing tournaments throughout the day, with buy-ins ranging from INR 550 to INR 5,500. These tournaments offer an additional late registration period of 5 minutes. Players start with 25 big blinds and the format of the event is a Hyper-Turbo one. DoNs are very popular amongst players looking for a quick double-up on their investment, as well as the regulars, who will dig deep and learn that the format of the game does require a certain strategy in order to maximize profits in the long run.

Visit the PokerBaazi.com tournament lobby for the complete schedule of these new and exclusive events, and get building today!

See you at the tables #Baazigars!

The fourth day of the PPL Special Edition concluded last night, headlined by the 40 LAC GTD Highroller Event. All 4 events beat their respective guaranteed prizepools. Here are the highlights:

Event 13: This 1 LAC GTD event kick started Day 4, and saw 176 registrations. “kianmnatnihc” won himself 33,200 for a first place finish, followed by “rebetshove”. The total prizepool of this event was 166,000.

Event 14: The second event of the day was the 2 LAC GTD 6-max RA tournament. It was once again “Intruder” who found himself at the top of the pack, ousting a field of 177 entrants and winning 56,500 for the first place. This records his second win of the series. Runner up of this event was “ketchup”.

Event 15: The much awaited NLHE Highroller Event guaranteed a whopping prizepool of 40 LAC, and saw an incredible 162 entries, pushing the total prizepool to 54 LAC! This 6-max Super Deepstack event took nearly 10 hours to conclude, and witnessed some of the biggest names in the country battling it out for the title, bragging rights and a cool 10,93,500 in prize money. In the end, “00megadraw” was crowned champion of the PPL Special Edition Highroller Event. Second place was taken by “Smoothie12” along with 8,23,500 in prize money.

Event 16: Wrapping up the events for the evening, this 1 LAC GTD Freezeout tournament saw Faiz ”AilaGaya” Alam defeat “ISquirtBullets” in a heads-up battle to win his first title of the series along with 24,219 in prize money.

Congratulations to the winners of Day 4!

Today’s events begin at 5 pm, and will be highlighted by Event 19: The PLO Highroller Event, offering a guaranteed prizepool of 20 LAC! Join the action today and stand a chance to win from the mammoth 2.4 Cr prizepool.

Check out the latest leaderboard standings here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl7-leaderboard

PPL SE Fantasy League standings after Day 4: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard

PokerBaazi would like to wish all the players the very best for Day 5. See you at the tables!

#PokerBaazi #PPL #SpecialEdition #Day4 #Baazigar




The third day of the PPL Special Edition concluded last night with Events 9, 10, 11 and 12 all crossing their respective Guaranteed Prize Pools. Day 3 saw 795 unique entries and was highlighted by the 10 LAC GTD Deepstack Turbo. Here are the results in brief:

Event 9: The day kicked off with the 1.5 LAC GTD RA event. It attracted 192 unique entries, and first place was taken by “lalchi14”, along with 38,040 in prize money. The runner up of the event was “monster”.

Event 10: This exciting PLO Freezeout event offered a guaranteed prizepool of 1 LAC and attracted 147 players. “Shrey94” dominated the final few tables and finally took the top spot along with 23,153 for his efforts. “abhi2129” finished in second place.

Event 11: The main event of Day 3, this 10 LAC GTD Deepstack Freezeout event had 245 entrants, increasing the prizepool to over 12L. After 8 hours and an extremely tough Final Table line-up, it was “spiboy314” who came out on top and won a cool 235,813 in prize money. “Spady” finished runner up and received 174,563 for his efforts.

Event 12: Day 3 wrapped up with the 2 LAC GTD 6-max Turbo RA event. 211 players meant yet another guarantee-crushing pool and a top prize of 50,700. “griezmann” was the winner of this event, followed by “amitag” in second place.

Congratulations to all the winners of Day 3!

Day 4 of the PPL Special Edition kicks off at 5pm today. Today’s schedule includes the much anticipated High-roller event, which offers a GTD prizepool of 40 LAC! Come join the action and stand a chance to win from the massive 2.4 Cr Prizepool.

Check out the Leaderboard standings here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl7-leaderboard

PPL SE Fantasy League Leaderboard standings: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard

PokerBaazi would like to wish all the players the very best for Day 4. See you at the tables!

#PokerBaazi #PPL #SpecialEdition #Day3 #Baazigar




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