PPL February ’20: Day 5 Highlights


Last night the virtual felts of PokerBaazi.com witnessed some high-octane poker with Day 5 of the ongoing PPL February Edition taking place. Here’re are the Day’s Highlights:

PPL #25: 5L GTD 8-Max SuperStack (RE)

The first event of the Day was a 5 LAC guaranteed 8-Max SuperStack event with a buy-in of INR 1,650. 159 players signed up along with an additional 169 re-entries. The top 36 players made it to the money and finishing on top of the field was young superstar Gaurav “gaug17” Sood. Sood has his eyes fixed on the Leaderboard Race and this win will definitely give him some valuable points. He defeated Sagar “sagarsangtani19” Sangtani Heads up, and the two players received paydays of INR 1,10,450 and INR 77,500 respectively.

PPL #26: 5L GTD 5-Max Turbo (RE)

Next up was a 5 LAC guaranteed 5-Max Turbo event with a buy-in of INR 2,200. 112 players registered with this event, utilizing an additional 127 re-entries. Finishing on top for a payday of INR 1,17,650 was Prateek “Imperative” Bhartiya, who defeated Chirag “miyagi” Sodha (INR 82,550) heads up. 

PPL #27: 20L GTD 6-Max DST (RE)

Event number 27 of the series was a 20 LAC guaranteed 6-Max DeepStack re-entry event with a buy-in of INR 4,125. 231 players signed up with the event along with 248 re-entries, and it was Gokul “Nygma” Raj who defeated Rohan “AnshAA” Soman heads up for the title. The two received INR 4,02,000 and INR 2,81,800 respectively.

PPL #28: Day 2: The Endeavour 50L GTD

Day 2 of the Endeavour was the next event of the day. 96 players had managed to qualify through Flights A and B on Sunday, and each of these players were already in the money. A little over 5 hours of play is what it took to find out champion: Vaibhav “WakhraSwagNi” Sharma! Sharma overcame an extremely strong field including his heads up opponent Danish “pagla” Shaikh to take down the event was a massive INR 8,76,994. Shaikh settled for second place and INR 5,64,248 in winnings. 

PPL #29: 30L GTD Mini HighRoller 6-Max (RE)

Next up was the featured event of the day, the 30 LAC guaranteed Mini HighRoller event with a buy-in of INR 11,000. 151 players showed up for this one, utilizing an additional 159 re-entries. Online regular and well-known poker pro Sumit “boronyx” Sapra was the last man standing in this event, defeating Dhaval “Rehab77” Mudgal heads up. Both players took home massive paydays of INR 7,13,047 and INR 4,99,842 respectively. 

 PPL #30: 2L GTD Holdem Boost (RE)

Next, we witnessed a 2 LAC guaranteed Holdem Boost event with a buy-in of INR 1,100. 151 players and 159 re-entries were clocked in this event, taking the prize pool up to INR 3.1L. Eventually, it was Karan “Apocalypto” Radia who found himself at the top of yet another table, shipping the event for INR 68,279 by defeating Ashish ”goodpoker68” Garg heads up. Second place received INR 48,050 for their efforts. 

PPL #31: 5L GTD PLO (5RE)

The last event of the day was a 5 LAC guaranteed PLO event with a buy-in of INR 1,375. 207 players and 226 re-entries ensured that the pool climbed to 5.41L, with the top 54 players making it to the money. Finishing on top of the field was Pankaj “PokerScientist” Kumar (INR 1,08,791), who defeated Anil “babita” Arora (INR 76,262) heads up for the win. 


Congratulations to All the Winners!


The PPL Feb’20 LeaderBoard is still led by Rony “bisadip716” Chowdhury (2 Wins and 18 Cashes). Complete standings here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-leaderboard 

Day 6 kicks off at 4pm today and is headlined by:
– 30L GTD PLO Highroller at 7pm (Buy-in: 11,000)                                                                                              – 40L GTD Pride at 8pm (Buy-in: 5,500)

Complete Schedule here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/promotions/ppl

Good Luck!