Feb 21, 2018

Poker is enjoying a growing preference during Diwali celebrations across the country, and with good reason! The skill-based game has intrigued many to come ‘try their luck’ at the felts and find out what all the fuss is about. Get-togethers during the festival are slowly seeing Rummy games being replaced by it, and for us poker enthusiasts, well, that’s great news!

PokerBaazi.com’s ‘Diwali Cash League’ kicked off on the 16th of October and is a great opportunity to enjoy some poker at the cash tables while standing a chance to win a trip to Australia! That’s right – the top two winners of the Diwali Cash League win a 7-night package (flights + stay) to Melbourne, during the 2018 Aussie Millions early next year. The festival also features iPhone Xs, gold coins, tournament tickets, and tons of cash prizes all up for grabs until the 5th of November.

Divided into 2 categories (Hi and Lo), the League will feature a Leaderboard that rewards players with points based on the number of hands played (https://www.pokerbaazi.com/promotions/diwali-cash-league) and stack challenges completed (https://www.pokerbaazi.com/promotions/stack-challenge). Depending on the stake levels chosen, prizes and points will vary.

The PokerBaazi.com Diwali Cash League is guaranteed to add to the festivities of the season, and with the race now underway, it’s time to grab your seats at the tables and start clocking those hands! (Oh, and it wouldn’t be a bad idea to find out what’s nice to see in Melbourne too!) Two weeks of high-value cash games gift wrapped with loads of goodies, this one’s most definitely going to a be a ‘Happy Diwali’. 

Day 7 of the PPL SE concluded last night with the final 6 events of the series, including the 60 LAC GTD Main Event. Let’s take a look at the highlights:

Event 26: Day 7 kicked off with the 1 LAC GTD Freezeout, attracting 145 entries. “Kanav07” defeated “Psychonaut” heads-up to take down the event along with 22,838 in prize money.

Event 27: The 2 LAC GTD RA event followed, and roped in 132 unique entries, taking the total Prizepool to over 2.5L. “adit11” finished on top of the pack, winning 55,968 in prize money, followed by “cf123” in second place.

Event 28: This exciting 5 LAC GTD Freezout event saw a field of 185 players fighting it out for first place and a piece of the 5.55L on offer. “Psychonaut” once again found himself heads up for the title, and took down the event defeating “praf11”. He received 1,11,000 in prize money.

Event 29: The highlight of the day and the series, this 60 LAC GTD Main Event boasted a field of 293. This event attracted some of the biggest names in the country, each competing for the title and a monumental top prize of 11.4 L! It took nearly nine hours to finally crown our champion, winner of the PPL SE Main Event – “JDBhaiya”. Second place finisher “yo_bitch” missed out on the title but won himself 8,40,000 for his efforts.

Event 30: This 1L GTD RA Turbo event saw Mr consistent “Amit1Sur” oust a field of 92 to win 28,320 in prize money. Second place in this event was taken by “ShakuniMama”.

Event 31: The PPL SE concluded with the trademark Hangover event, offering 2 LAC in Guaranteed Prizepool. “Ziigmund” came out on top of the field of 153, receiving 46,980 in prize money. He defeated “Indianavatar” in the heads up duel and recorded his first win of the series.

Congratulations to all the winners of Day 7!

PokerBaazi would like to thank each and every one of you for making the PPL SE a Grand Success. The response that we have received only motivates us to do more. 7 days and 31 events of high octane poker seem to have flown by extremely quickly, but we will be back next season for more!

As the PPL SE concludes, it’s time to congratulate not only the winner of the events but also the winners of the Leaderboard and Fantasy League. Let’s take a look at the winners.

With 2927 points, 2 wins and 11/27 cashes in the series, the winner of the PPL SE Leaderboard and Baazigar of the Series is "Intruder", bagging 3 LAC for his efforts. Finishing closely behind him is “Amit1Sur”, who recorded 2575 points, 1 win and 13/30 cashes. CONGRATULATIONS!! Complete leaderboard standings can b

e viewed here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl7-leaderboard

Team “Loafer” tops the leaderboard with 9118 points, and is the winner of this edition of the PPL SE Fantasy League. Finishing in second place with 8615 points is Team “Sherlocked”.  CONGRATULATIONS! Details of the teams and complete leaderboard standings can be viewed here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard

Following the legacy of the PokerBaazi Premier League, here comes the After Party! The PPL SE After Party will run from the 4th of September through to the 10th. Details listed here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-se-after-party

Thank you once again Baazigars, for making this Special Edition of the PokerBaazi Premier League a Grand Success!



Day 5 of the PokerBaazi Premier League Special Edtion attracted 596 unique entries and was headlined by the Pot-Limit Omaha Highroller Event. Let’s take a look at last night’s highlights:

Event 17: The 2 Lakh GTD event was the first of the evening and roped in 160 entries. First place and a prize of 40,500 was rewarded to ”ketchup”, who defeated “Younggun” in the heads-up battle to record his first win of the series, bettering his previous score of the runner-up in Event 14.

Event 18: The 1 LAC GTD Event was the next of the evening. “ISquirtBullets” defeated the field of 142 entrants and won himself 37,825. Runner up in this event was “Griezmann.”

Event 19: The PLO Highroller Event guaranteed a prize pool of at least 20 LAC. 164 registrations to this event show the prizepool increase to over 25 LAC. Recording his 2nd win of the day and his largest of the series so far, it was once again “Ketchup” who took down the title along with 5,12,325 in prize money. “Advanced_basic” finished runner up in the event.

Event 20: This 1.5 LAC GTD 6-Max Turbo Event was the final event of the day. With 130 unique entries, this tournament had nearly 2.4 LAC to offer. “Griezmann” continued his good run in the PPL Special Editon with a win over “slecker” and won himself 52,690 for his efforts.

Congratulations to all the winners of Day 5.

Day 6 kicks off at 3 pm today and will be highlighted by event 24: Main Event warm-up. Come Join the action and stand a chance to win from the 2.4 CR in prizepool!

For the latest Leaderboard standings here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl7-leaderboard

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

PokerBaazi would like to wish all the players the very best for Day 6. See you at the tables!

#PokerBaazi #PPL #SpecialEdition #Day5 #Baazigar


The 2.4 Cr PokerBaazi Premier League Special Edition got off to a flyer yesterday with the first 4 events attracting guarantee-crushing numbers! Here are some highlights from yesterday’s action:

Event 1 featured: We kicked off with the 1 Lac GTD RA event which saw “usermane” oust a field of 241 (unique) entries to take down the top prize of Rs 31,647. The runner up of this event was the ever consistent “Amit1Sur”. 

Event 2 highlighted: This 1Lac GTD FO tournament offered Rs 138,000 in the total prize pool. The top prize of Rs 26,315 was won by “shove_allin”, with “AnshAA” finishing runner-up.

Event 3 draw out: The highlight of the day, this 15 LAC GTD Deepstack event registered 245 entries battling it out for the top spot and a sweet score of Rs 348,425 in prize money. After over 7 hours of high octane poker, it was “rajjo_” who defeated “VnutsG” in the heads-up battle to be crowned the winner. A special congratulation to our very own Navkiran “baazigar21” Singh for finishing 3rd.

Event 4: The 1 LAC GTD PLO event was the final event of Day 1. This event attracted 133 entries and the GTD prize pool was more than double! The top prize of Rs 47,300 was won by “qazxsw2”, followed by runner up “Pokeraces”.

PokerBaazi would like to congratulate all the winners of Day 1 and wish you the best for the remainder of the PPL Special Edition. 

Join us for Day 2 today kicking off at 5 pm and stand a chance to win from the massive 2.4 Cr prize pool! Here are the Leaderboard standings after Day 1: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl7-leaderboard 

Apart from that, the PPL Special Edition Fantasy League is now underway. You can find the current Leaderboard standings here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/fantasy-leaderboard

Good luck Baazigars!
#PokerBaazi #PPL #SpecialEdition #Day1 #Leaderboardhunting #IndiasMostTrustedPokerWebsite 

Playing online poker games either online or live give major lessons for life. Learning how to play good poker gives you a true multimedia learning experience that can be applied in life as well. Unfortunately, in poker and in life, we don't get the option to choose the cards that are dealt, we simply have to play with the ones with the best of our ability. The below mentioned are some of the points that one can implement in our daily life as well.

Bankroll Management

Try not to blow your bankroll on stupid things. Bankroll management plays an important role in poker. In the event that you don't have cash then you can't play.

The initial step to bankroll management is that you have to monitor your cash. Try not to play poker games for more than you can bear to lose. Squandering the cash on silly things will only diminish your bankroll. Give your cash a chance to make more money.

One more tip is not to carry on with a way of life that you can't bear the cost of either. You have to note everyday costs. Put some portion of that into an investment account that you cannot touch.

Search for Your Poker Leaks

Poker games for a change teach you to look for leaks which could affect your own game. They can particularly be negative behavior patterns and which are gaps that can make the vessel sink extra time. Settling the holes expects you to dissect your own particular course of action. That is extraordinary, however how to apply this to our own lives? Whatever circumstance you're endeavoring to enhance in your life, search for leaks. That could help you excel in the game and in life.

Emotional, Mental, and Financial Discipline

A standout amongst essential thoughts to be a poker player winner is to hold your feelings and funds under wraps. Indeed, even the best poker players have lost fortunes by letting either or both run wild. The standards are straightforward: don't play when disappointed, and don't play outside your limits. However, poker gives motivation to you: stay disciplined, or lose your money.

In life, similarly as in poker, sharpened emotional control enables you to take things slowly. To keep your serenity while others explode with rage. A sharp mental personality slices through the slack, while financial discipline keeps you grounded for life. Emotional reactions are regularly pointless and unfavorable in any basic decision processes. Abstain from settling on essential choices when you feel your emotions are out of control. Stride back, inhale and rethink.

Be open-minded

Try not to cut off your brain to different methods for considering or other potential answers for a problem. Most of the time, in poker and in life, the appropriate response will be obvious and straightforward, however, in different circumstances, it won't. There isn't generally a set in stone approach to playing a hand of poker, and similar remains constant in your regular day to day existence, once in a while you'll see that there is more than one right answer, and on uncommon events there can frequently be no smart responses and you need to pick between the lesser of two disasters.


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