PPL Autumn’18 Edition Day 1 - Winners
The much-anticipated 4.5 Crores GTD Autumn’18 Edition of the PokerBaazi Premier League finally got underway yesterday, attracting massive fields of players in the first five events. With everyone gunning for The Leaderboard Title, the action on the felts was nothing short of fierce. Getting off to a good start in a marathon series such as the PPL is a brilliant feeling, and it was Amar “kidpoker0109” Mehta who found his way to the top of the Leaderboard with one win, one runner-up finish and 2 cashes. Mehta sits atop the leaderboard with 1405 points and is the man to chase as we move into Day 2!
Here’s a look at how Day 1 unfolded:
Event #1: 5 LAC GTD (RE)
The week-long series kicked off with a 5 LAC GTD re-entry event. 277 players put up the initial buy-in fee of INR 1,100, along with 310 re-entries, taking the total prize pool up to INR 5,87,000. The top 47 players were paid out and it was “pottysingh” who finished on top of the field, taking down Event #1 of the PPL Autumn’18 Edition along with a juicy payday of INR 1,11,500. Heads-up action saw him defeat tournament regular “SelfClaimedPro”- who received INR 82,180 for his second place finish.
Event #2: 2 LAC GTD FO
Next up was a 2 LAC GTD Freeze-Out event. 244 players took to the felts for this one, each investing INR 1,100 and fighting for a piece of the total prize pool which finally stood at INR 2,44,000. It was eventually “greatgatsby” who finished in pole position, earning a payday of INR 46,970. “kidpoker0109” finished runner up, earning INR 34,770 in the process.
Event #3: DST 5 LAC GTD (RE)
Event number three for the Day was a 5 LAC GTD re-entry event which roped in a field of 252 players and 274 re-entries. With each player putting up at-least INR 1650 to take part in the event, the final prize pool rocketed to INR 7,89,000 – with the top 39 players making it to the money. Yet again, we saw “pottysingh” finish on top of the field, winning himself a payday of INR 1,51,882 and securing some extremely valuable Leaderboard points. Runner-up in the event was “kood”, who received INR 1,12,432 for his efforts.
Event #4: The Big 20 LAC GTD (RE)
Next in line was the Featured Event of the Day- The Big 20 LAC GTD re-entry event. 262 players put up the initial buy-in fee of INR 5,500, along with an additional 231 re-entries, taking the total prize pool to a whopping INR 24,65,000! 44 Players were paid out but it was “Ziigmund” who received the biggest chunk of INR 4,68,350 for winning the event. He defeated “shipsuperior” heads-up- who received a beefy second place prize of INR 3,45,100.
Event #5: 10 LAC GTD (RE)
The final event of the Day was a 10 LAC GTD re-entry event with an entry-fee of INR 3,300. 252 players took to the felts along with 182 re-entries, taking the total prize pool up to INR 13,02,000. 39 players were paid out in the event and it was “kidpoker0109” who finished on top of the field, recording his first win of the series and a payday of INR 2,50,635. “superman0837” was the runner up in this event, receiving INR 1,85,535 for his finish.
Congratulations to all the Winners!
Day 2 of the PPL Autumn’18 Edition kicks off at 4 pm today and will be headlined by the 30L GTD event ‘The Endeavour’- scheduled for 8pm. The felts have warmed up after yesterday’s action, so get on board for another action-packed day of poker! Here’s the complete schedule: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl
The PPL Autumn’18 Leaderboard boasts 10 LAC in assured prizes with INR 2 LAC reserved for the winner. What’s more, the overall yearly leaderboard for the 2018 PPL series offers a brand-new Harley Davidson Motorcycle to the winner! Amar “kidpoker0109” Mehta is currently in the lead, but remember, there are still 6 days of high-octane poker left to go! Click Here for complete Leaderboard standings after Day1.
The PPL Fantasy Team Leaderboard is also underway and is currently led by team “ab_bas” belonging to the player “rajmachawal”. See the complete standings here.
Good luck to all the Baazigars for Day 2!
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