Indian Poker Pro Manoj ‘killbill’ Pentkota added the PPL Spring’18 Main Event title to his portfolio early on Monday morning. Chants of “Pentakota, Pentakota, Pentakota!!!” filled the chat boxes while he laddered his way from being one of the shortest stacks on the Final Table to finishing in Pole Position. An astounding figure of INR 28.2LAC is what he received for the win!
The PPL Spring’18 Edition concluded on PokerBaazi.com, and will be followed by another 3 Editions that are scheduled for the remainder of the year. Here is a recap of the final two days of the Spring Edition:
The featured event on Day 6 was a 15L guaranteed Main Event Warm-Up. A field of 148 took part in the event and the winner was ‘murderer90’ – who won a prize of INR 3,15,000. Runner up in the event was ‘sunit’.
The PPL Spring’18 Edition 1 Crore Guaranteed Main Event was the featured event of Day 7 and the entire PPL, with life changing money up for grabs. Everybody had their eyes on the mammoth INR 28.2LAC top prize, and it was eventually Manoj ‘killbill’ Pentakota who took down the event! The Poker Pro has gained quite the fan following in the country, and an eventful Final table saw him ladder his way all the way up from being one of the shortest stacks 9-handed.
The runner up of the event was Siddharth ‘schemer’ Karia, who made quite the story with his finish. Not only was he shuffling between different devices and internet connections in Goa, but he also managed some massive pay-jumps towards the end of the tournament, finally receiving a pay-day of INR 16.01LAC.
Here are the final table results:
- killbill (INR 28,23,600)
- schemer (INR 16,01,850)
- kris81n (INR 11,40,300)
- 007prince (8,14,500)
- kornkid (INR 5,97,300)
- Sidddhu (INR 4,01,820)
- Vivek_Jain (INR 2,98,650)
- Killersam (INR 2,44,350)
- darinda (INR 1,90,050)
Homegrown company PokerBaazi.com seem to only be getting started, with the dates for the next MoneyMaker right around the corner. The 1 Crore Guaranteed tournament promises a payday of INR 30 LAC to first place, set to kick off at 6:00PM, March the 4th.