Game Changer Day 2 Sum Up
After 5 days of fierce competition, a winner emerged in the early hours of Monday morning to walk away with the Game Changer trophy and a whopping INR 40,78,998 in prize money.
A big congratulations to Shagun “sogani22” Jain for a truly momentous win. Emerging victorious from a field of 4796 entries - the largest ever field for an online poker tournament in India - he shipped the tournament on Day 2 after a gruelling eight hours of play against 431 skilled competitors.
The final table saw 9 players battle it out for 2 and a half hours for the ultimate prize. Here’s what the final payouts looked like:
- Shagun “sogani22” Jain (INR 40,78,998)
- Vivek “lazyguru” Singh (INR 25,03,512)
- Gautam “rabbithunter” Kaul (INR 15,87,476)
- Gopal “Vishallb22” Bajaj (INR 10,04,762)
- Rakesh “spiboy314” Gpai (INR 7,12,206)
- Ratul “luna” Steves (INR 5,56,336)
- Narendra “IMUNAGI” Purohit (INR 4,46,028)
- Deepak “Pokerroller” Prakash (INR 3,40,516)
- Dhinesh “dhineshrocky007” Kumar (INR 2,58,984)
Other Notable Players in the Field
Pros like “lazyguru” and “luna” reinstate the fact that poker is a game of skill that rewards you for playing it right over the long term. Along with them, Sikander “advanced_basic” Rajwade secured 11th position for a payday of INR 1,91,840; previous Game Changer winner, Prashanth “IveyLeague” Sekar, came in 12th to take home INR 1,41,482 and pro Nadeem “SpadeHunter” Basha finished 25th with winnings of INR 67,144.
While many pros were in the money, the field consisted of many newer faces. We’re delighted to bring in a new wave of players and be a part of their success story.
We extend our gratitude to everyone who was a part of Game Changer and helped make it such a huge success.
Team PokerBaazi now gears up to host our online poker tournament series- PokerBaazi Premier League (PPL) 7 Crore GTD between 20th & 29th September. The stakes were high this time, but we’re taking them even higher, so get ready to #UpTheStakes!