Winners, Game Insights and Highlights: PPL Winter’18 – Day 5

PPL Winter18 Day 5 Champions

Day 5 of the PPL Winter’18 Edition concluded last night on with events 21-24 being played out. The Featured Event of the Day was The Value Town – a 15 LAC Guaranteed tournament which saw “Narcos” oust a massive field of 1237 players and walk away with INR 3,15,435 in prize money.

The PPL Winter’18 Leaderboard sees “THENUTS” in the lead as we gear up for Day 6 this evening. He currently holds 2730 points, which include 1 win and 11 cashes.

Let’s take a look at last night’s action:

Event #21: 2 LAC GTD 6-Max (RE)

First up was a 2 LAC guaranteed 6-Max re-entry event with a buy-in of INR 550. 222 players registered for the event, and along with an additional 270 re-entries, the prize pool eventually sat at 2.46 LAC. The top 35 players made it to the money, with INR 47,970 reserved for the Winner. Heads up saw “durrrr1310” battle it out with “Shabbaking”, with the former coming out on top. Second place took home a payday of INR 35,670.

Event #22: 10 LAC GTD (RE)

Next in line was a 10 LAC guaranteed re-entry event, which saw the prize pool eventually sit at 11.58 LAC, owing to the 198 entries and 188 re-entries. The top 31 players were paid out in this INR 3300 buy-in event, and it was finally “boronyx” who emerged victorious after defeating “Nutpeddling729” heads up for the win and first place prize money of INR 2,31,600. Second place took home INR 1,70,805.

Event #23: The Value Town 15 LAC GTD (RE)

Event number three for the Day was the featured event of the Day: The Value Town – which saw its original guarantee of 15 LAC finally settle at 18.55 LAC. A massive field of 802 players enrolled for this biggie, with an additional of 435 re-entries. 125 players made the money in the event, and it was “Narcos” who took home the massive INR 3,15,435 payday! Finishing second was “looseplayer”, who took home a healthy payday of INR 2,29,154.

Event #24: PLO DST 5 LAC GTD (RE)

The final event of the Day was a Pot Limit Omaha tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of 5 LAC. It attracted a surprisingly large field of 159 players along with 170 re-entries, which saw the prize pool finally sit at 8.22 LAC. The top 26 players were paid out and it was “durrrr1310” who finally finished on top, taking home INR 1,66,556 in prize money. Second place was taken by “Lalitkhanna”, who won himself a handsome payday of INR 1,25,431.

Congratulations to all the Winners of Day 5!


What’s next?

Day 6 of the 5 Crore Guaranteed PPL Winter’18 Edition kicks off at 5:30pm today and will be headlined by the 20 LAC guaranteed Main Event Warm Up, scheduled for 8pm.

Find the complete schedule HERE

Leaderboard Standings

The PPL Winter’18 Leaderboard is currently led by “THENUTS” and his 2730 points. “durrrr1310”, “Bloodless”, “Narcos” and “Killersam” round off the top 5.

Complete standings HERE

PPL Winter’18 Fantasy League sees a shift in positions after last evening’s events, and is currently led by Team “GodBlessMyTeam” belonging to player “Hrunwal”.

Complete standings HERE

Good luck to all the Baazigars for Day 6!


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