The 5+ Crore GTD PPL Special Edition on PokerBaazi.com concluded on Sunday with Raman “ifryu” Gujral taking down the Main Event – The MoneyMaker, for a whopping sum of INR 22,52,880. Gujral defeated a massive field of 1341 players to take down the event and secure his highest online score till date. Meanwhile, Ankit “akj290” Jajodia proved to be the most consistent player throughout the 8-day series, topping the overall Leaderboard for a prize of INR 3 LAC.
All you need to know about the recently concluded series:
- The PPL Special Edition was centered on #PlayForACause. The company will be donating a share of the rake collected towards the education and development of 40 underprivileged girl children for one year.
- The series boasted a total of 38 events spread over 8 days, and included a multi-day event for the very first time – The Endeavour (50L GTD). The event attracted 1299 total entries and went on to record a total prize pool of INR 64,95,000. Kanav “sokopa” Parwal took down the event, walking away with a payday of INR 11,17,789.
- Two Sundays were included in the series, which saw two editions of the BSS SuperStack (25L GTD). The events were won by Nishant “nishant177” Sharma (INR 7,84,125) and Sandeep “effuno” Varma (INR 6,59,745).
- Day 2 saw Gaurav “gaug17” Sood take down The Bout (25L GTD) for a payday of INR 5,61,330. The event recorded 594 entrants and a total prize pool of INR 30 LAC.
- Day 4 featured the 25 LAC GTD PLO HighRoller It recorded a prize pool of INR 31,70,000 and was taken down by Naresh “Fireexit” Ratnam for a payday of INR 7,00,253.
- Day 4 of the series also featured The Vegas (30 LAC GTD) – which eventually recorded a pool of INR 39,45,000. It saw “Kingsingh69” emerge as the champion, good for a payday of INR 7,00,632.
- The Summit (30 LAC GTD) hit the felts on Day 5, and recorded a pool of INR 41,55,000. Sajal “Bloodless” Gupta took down the event for a payday of INR 8,07,316.
- The 50 LAC GTD HighRoller event was another biggie in the series, recording a massive pool of INR 72,50,000! The event also attracted 193 unique entries- the highest seen in a HighRoller event yet. Anjali “Smoothie12” Kochhar took down the event for a massive payday of INR 16,01,525.
- The 15 LAC GTD Value Town event took place on Day 6, attracting a massive 1207 entries with the eventual pool sitting at 18,10,500, Anirudh “flash1” Reddy took down the event for INR 3,04,526.
- The 20 LAC GTD Main Event Warm-Up was scheduled for Day 7 of the series, and attracted a total of 444 entries. Barsha “sonaa” Jain took down the event for INR 4,46,220.
- The final day of the series played host to the 1 Crore GTD Main Event – The MoneyMaker, which saw 1341 total entries and a total prize pool of INR 1,34,10,000! Raman “ifryu” Gujral won the event, claiming the coveted title and a whopping payday of INR 22,52,880.
- Ankit “akj290” Jajodia enjoyed an extremely successful series, topping the overall Leaderboard for a prize amount of INR 3,00,000. He cashed 23 times in the series, along with 2 wins. Gaurav “gaug17” Sood also put up an extremely impressive performance throughout the series and finished just behind Jajodia on the Leaderboard. Third place was taken by Nishant “nishant177” Sharma.