Feb 25, 2018


The third day of the 2.6 Crore Guaranteed PokerBaazi Premier League Winter'17 Edition saw a total of 5 events and was highlighted by the 50 Lac guaranteed High-roller event. Let’s take a look at how things unfolded in yesterday’s action.

Event 11: 1 Lac R+A

The first event of the day was the 1 Lac guaranteed Rebuy/Add-on event, which attracted 142 unique entries increasing the prize- pool by nearly 50% to INR 1,42,000. ‘Ohno’ defeated ‘usermane’ heads up to take down the event along with a score of INR 29,925.

Event 12: 1.5 Lac RE

The 1.5 Lac guaranteed Re-entry event was the second of the evening, and roped in 147 unique entries with 139 re-entries. Pole position rewarded INR 31,500, and it was ‘gangajal’ who defeated ‘Hades’ heads up to ship this event.

Event 13: 5 Lac Deepstack Turbo              

The 5 Lac guaranteed deepstack turbo event attracted 156 entries along with 92 re-entries, taking the total prize pool to INR 6,20,000. ‘lokpok’ found himself heads up againt ‘sherkhan88’ and managed to win the event along with a hefty payday of INR 1,25,550.

Event 14: 50 Lac High-roller

The biggest event of the day, this 50 Lac guaranteed 6-max high-roller consisted of 146 of the toughest players in the country battling it out for the title of Highroller champion and the jaw-dropping first place prize of INR 10.55 Lac. 55 Re-entries to this event saw the prize pool sum up to INR 50,20,000. A little under 11 hours later, we had our champion – PokerBaazi Team PRO Abhishek Panda defeated ‘OMG_spew’ heads up to seal the deal and title of the PPL Winter Edition High-roller event.

Event 15: 1 Lac Turbo FO

The I Lac guaranteed Turbo Freeze-out event was the last one for Day 3, and attracted 181 entries totaling to a prize pool of INR 1,08,600. ‘FishermanR’ once again finds himself on top of the field, defeating ‘BAZIGAAR’ heads up for the win and a payday of INR 21,720.

Congratulations to all the winner of Day 3!

Day 4 will kick off at 3 pm today and is headlined by the 25 Lac guaranteed PLO High-roller event.

Check out the complete schedule along with the Leaderboard standings in the links below:

Schedule: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl

Leaderboard: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-leaderboard

Fantasy League: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard#

Good luck to all the Baazigars for Day 4 and the PLO High-roller event!


Day 2 of the PokerBaazi Premier League Winter Edition concluded with events 6-10 yesterday. Let’s take a look at the winners.

Event 6: 1.5 Lac Turbo RE

The Day kicked off with this turbo re-entry event which brought in 174 entries (+198 RE) and a total prize pool of INR 1,86,000. Heads up saw ‘ChubbyGhost’ and ‘Intruder’ battle it out for the win and INR 37,200, and it was the former that came out on top, winning some valuable leaderboard points in the process. ‘Intruder’ received INR 27,900 for his second-place finish.

Event 7: 2 Lac R+A

This Rebuy Add-on tournament was the second event of the day and attracted 144 unique entries with a top prize of INR 42,000. ‘Rithiktawari’ defeated ‘007Bahubali’ heads up to take down the event and open his account with some leaderboard points.

Event 8: 2 Lac PLO           

The 6-max PLO event was the third event of the day and roped in 119 entries (+124 RE) taking the total prize pool to INR 2,43,000. It took a little under 5 hours to get to heads-up play, which saw well known ‘sherlock52’ take on ‘gangajal’ for the win. It was eventually ‘gangajal’ who came out on top, securing some valuable leaderboard points and INR 53,460 in the process.

Event 9: 10 Lac Deepstack FO

This Deepstack Freeze-out event was the highlight of Day 2 and attracted 204 players pushing the total prize pool up to INR 10,20,000. The event took nearly 7 hours to conclude, and heads up play saw ‘Wraithlord’ defeat ‘griezmann’ to take down the event and a hefty payday of INR 1,98,900. ‘griezmann’ received INR 1,47,900 for his second-place finish.

Event 10: 3 Lac R+A

The final event of the day was the 3 Lac guaranteed 6-max rebuy add-on event, which saw 185 unique entries playing for a total prize pool of INR 3,15,000. It was eventually ‘Manali_Cream’ who took down the event, defeating ‘Ziigmund’ in the heads-up battle and winning himself INR 63,000.

Congratulations to all the winners of Day 2!

Get ready for a thrilling Day 3 which kicks off at 3 pm today and is headlined by the 50 Lac guaranteed High-roller event later this evening. Satellites to the event are running so take your shot -the event is expected to be massive!

Check out the complete schedule along with the Leaderboard standings in the links below:

Schedule: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl

Leaderboard: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-leaderboard

Fantasy League: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard#

Good luck to all the Baazigars for Day 3 and the High-roller event!

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The 2.6 Crore PokerBaazi Premier League Winter Edition is underway and attracted record-breaking numbers on Day 1. Here are the highlights of the day:

Event 1: 1.5 Lac R+A

The first event of the series kicked off with a field of 154 entries, 280 rebuys and 103 add-ons taking the total prize pool to INR 1,87,950. It was eventually ‘FishermanR’ who defeated ‘fullfront’ in the heads-up battle to record his first win of the series and a healthy reward of INR 38,060.

Event 2: 2 Lac RE

This event saw a field of 192 players (+221 re-entries) battle it out for the total prize pool of INR 2,06,500. Coming out on top of the field was ‘delguy420’, who defeated ‘dhirendra987’ heads up to take down the event and INR 41,300.

Event 3: 3 Lac FO

This Freeze-out tournament attracted 150 players recording a total prize pool of INR 3,02,000. The final table saw poker pro Shravan ‘FishStars’ Chhabria, who was the short-stack, come from the bottom of the pack to take down the event. The last hand saw a 3-way all in where Shravan knocked out 2 players and recorded his first win of the PPL Winter Edition. He won INR 63,420 for his efforts. Runner-up of the event was ‘007BahuBali’.

Event 4: 15 Lac RE

The highlight of Day 1, this event saw a total of 310 entries battle it out for pole position and INR 3,10,000. After nearly 7 hours of poker, it was ‘IamFish007’ who defeated ‘gangajal’ heads-up to win Event 4 and secure some healthy points for the Leaderboard race.

Event 5: 3 Lac Turbo RE

The final event of Day 1 roped in 157 entries (+ 120 re-entries). Heads up play saw two well-known players ‘ChubbyGhost’ and ‘nikita69QQ’ battle it out for first place and INR 60,750. Eventually, it was the former who came out on top. ‘nikita69QQ’ received INR 45,750 for his second-place finish.

Congratulations to all the winners of Day 1! Day 2 kicks off at 3 pm today and is headlined by the 10 Lac GTD Deepstack Freezeout.

The completion of Day 1 of the PPL Winter Edition also marked the beginning of the Leaderboard and Fantasy League Leaderboard races. Here are the standings going on Day 2:

Leaderboard: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-leaderboard

Fantasy League: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard

Good luck to all the Baazigars for Day 2!

#PokerBaazi #PPL #WinterEdition #Day1 #Leaderboardhunting #IndiasMostTrustedPokerWebsite


Poker has always marked a space and pulled interest of the audiences. Poker game didn’t fail to cover the entertainment segment as well and has admirably caught movie producers’ interest around the globe, and is there any valid reason why it wouldn't?

There are numerous films that have been made on Poker and the stories spinning around it. A must watch list of movies, if you are a poker enthusiast and would most likely like and identify with, as a Poker player, is as follows.


In the world of high-stakes Poker, Rounders movie narrates a story of passion, risk and the extreme price of friendship. The term “rounder” refers to a person traveling around from city to city seeking high-stakes cash games.

 A 1998 American drama, Rounders gives a glimpse into the underground world of high-stakes Poker. Directed by John Dahl, it stars Matt Damon and Edward Norton. The film follows two friends who need to quickly earn enough cash playing Poker to pay off a huge debt.

The film opened with mixed reviews and earned modestly at the box office. With the growing popularity of Texas Hold’em and other Poker games, the film became a cult hit.

High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story:

The film is based on a true story, Stuey Ungar (Michael Imperioli) moves from teenage card prodigy to world-renowned gambling superstar. Stuey is victorious and moves on to a high-profile poker career, but with success comes a troubling lifestyle of addiction and excess. Vincent (Michael Nouri), a gangster with a family connection, offers a second chance in the form of a Las Vegas rummy competition. The film opened to mixed reviews and was a great hit.

Casino Royale

 The 2006 movie, featured Daniel Craig’s debut as the super-efficient secret agent, James Bond. Casino Royale is set at the beginning of Bond’s career as Agent 007, just as he is earning his license to kill. The bond must defeat Le Chiffre, in a high stakes Poker game in order to stop his business financing terrorists. The movie earned almost $600 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing James Bond film until the release of Skyfall in 2012.


Shade is a 2003 neo-noir crime drama set in the world of poker hustlers working the clubs and martini bars of Los Angeles. Having a rich cast that includes Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton, Jamie Foxx, Roger Guenveur Smith, Melanie Griffith and Sylvester Stallone; the tale unfolds as a group of hustlers to collect the resources needed, they plan one last job which goes horribly wrong. Shade was open for only five weeks in six theatres, and it grossed $459,098 in worldwide ticket sales.


Based on the 1950s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins, directed by Richard Donner, Maverick is a 1994 American Western comedy film. Mel Gibson stars as Bret Maverick, a Poker player who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All Poker game that begins in a few days. The film received a favorable critical reception for its light-hearted charm and was successful in earning over $180 million during its theatrical run.

The Cincinnati Kid

Despite being made in 1965, The Cincinnati Kid has stood well in these times as well. The movie depicts the era of 1930’s gambling precisely. It features some of the biggest stars of the time and also is praised for its pacing, acting, story and the climax. The movie tells the story of Eric “The Kid” Stoner, a young Poker player, as he seeks to create his reputation as the best. This quest leads him to challenge Lancey “The Man” Howard, an older player widely measured to be the best, culminating in a climactic final Poker hand between the two.



Good evening Baazigars!

October witnessed grand celebrations for Diwali across the country and went down as a relatively happy and joyous month. In terms of the game of poker too, the fact that more people have warmed up to it is a matter of great satisfaction. We added to the spirit of the season with Hi-Octane October, The Diwali Cash League, Double or Nothing tournaments, and our newest poker tournament series, The Big Series. Three Baazigars won iPhone X in the Hi Octane October. What made our Diwali special was the response that you, Baazigars, continue to give us and the fact that we have yet again been given the opportunity to give more!

Thundering November will feature a wide range of prizes, rewards, and contests, and will include The Big Series- a series that has attracted growing numbers over the past few weeks. Weekdays now offer similar tournaments on the weekends, with 28 LAC up for grabs from Monday to Saturday. The weekends will continue to be featured by the Baazi Super Sunday events.    

Daily, weekly and monthly Leaderboard prizes will be featured this month, and iPhoneXs, bankrolls, prizes for ‘Most Valuable Player’ and tickets to The MoneyMaker 2.0 will all be up for grabs. Everyone seems to be grinding tourneys these days, and we’ve tried to include a range of tournament types and structures throughout the month.

PokerBaazi.com has also launched a separate leaderboard for its latest innovation, Double Or Nothing tournaments. Daily prize is a 5000 Bankroll on the website and the monthly winner will be crowned with a RADO watch worth 1 Lac.

The much anticipated The MoneyMaker 2.0 is scheduled for 6 pm, 26th November, and is certain to attract some incredible numbers. Satellites are running daily on the gaming client for as little as INR 10. This event will feature a guaranteed 1Crore Prize pool, 30 Lac for 1st and 20 Lac for 2nd.  

PokerBaazi Premier League is back with its Winter Edition and will feature a massive 2.6Crore Prizepool. The 6-day series kicks off on the 14th and will consist of a total of 31 tournaments. Headlining this series is the 60 LAC GTD ME with 15 LAC up top and the 50 LAC GTD High-roller Event.

November promises to be a massive month for poker with no shortage of possibilities to convert big overnight! Look out for the all-new hand re-player and let us know what you think! And lastly, good luck on the felts Baazigars!

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