PPL February’20: Day 4 Highlights


Day 4 of the 7.3+ Cr GTD PPL February’20 Edition concluded last night on PokerBaazi.com with Events 19 – 24 being played out. Here’s a look at the Day’s Highlights:

PPL #19: 5L GTD (RE)

The Day kicked off with this 5 LAC guaranteed Event with a buy-in of INR 1650. 192 entries along with an additional 218 re-entries ensured that the advertised guarantee was surpassed, eventually standing at 6.15L. It was eventually Ankit “akj290” Jajodia who took down the event after beating Srihari “bangbang999” Bang heads up. The two walked away with INR 1,29,150 and INR 90,405 respectively. 

PPL #20: 3L GTD 7-Max WTB (RE)

A new format in the PPL, this event featured a Win The Button 7-Max format with a guaranteed prize pool of 3L. This number rocketed up to 3.92L by the time late registration was over, owing to the 91 entries and 105 re-entries. Finishing on top of the field was online regular Ujjwal “Mr_Robot” Narwal (INR 94,668). He defeated Debayan “dbz19” Das (INR 66,365) heads up to win the title. 


Next up was a 5 LAC guaranteed DeepStack Progressive Knockout event with a buy-in of INR 3,850. 117 entrants signed up for this one, adding an additional 111 in re-entries. It was none other than Rubin “kornkid” Labroo who took down this exciting event, winning himself INR 1,34,121 in Prize Money along with an additional Bounty reward of INR 60,156. Second place was taken by Parikshit “zapdos1234” Dhall (INR 94,107 + INR 12,094).

PPL #22: The Bout 25L GTD 8-Max (RE)

The featured event for the day was the 25 LAC guaranteed 8-Max Bout. The buy in for this event was INR 5,500, and we saw a field of 258 players in this event (257 re-entries). The top 63 players were paid out, and it was Arjanveer Singh “holdbaby” Chadha who took down the biggest chunk of the pie, walking away with the title and INR 5,00,322 in prize money. Finishing second was another big name in the industry, Jayjit “england” Ray – who also walked away with a handsome INR 3,50,715 in prize money.

PPL #23: 2L GTD 6-Max Holdem Boost (RE)

This 2 LAC guaranteed event saw a big turnout of 171 players and 170 re-entries, finally sitting at 3.41 in total prize pool. The top 45 players were paid out and it was Jayant “hiker53” Darokar who won the heads up battle with Sandeep “effuno” Verma to take down the event. The two walked away with INR 71,610 and INR 50,127 respectively. 

PPL #24: 15L GTD 8-Max (RE)

The final event of the day was another biggie, with a prize pool of 15 LAC on offer. 211 entries, 190 re-entries and a pool of 15.03L is what was recorded, and it was Priyank “Piko1432” Kothari who overcame a strong final table with the likes of Rajat Sharma, Arsh Grover and his heads up opponent Harshita “Harshita1234” Khemka to finish on top and take home a massive INR 3,15,787 in winnings. “Harshita1234” walked away with a cool INR 2,21,051 for second place. 

Congratulations to all the Winners!

The LeaderBoard Standings seem to be taking shape now with 4 days of poker already behind us. Leading the way after Day 4 is Rony “bisadip176 “Chowdhury with 4194 Points: 2 Wins, 14 Cashes. Right behind him are Ankit Jajodia and Gaurav Sood, and with 6 days of poker to go, it can be anybody’s to take at this point! LeaderBoard Standings: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/ppl-leaderboard.

Day 5 kicks off today at 4pm and is headlined by Day 2 of The Endeavour (50L GTD) at 8pm and the Mini HighRoller (30L GTD) at 8:30pm.                                                                                                                    Complete Schedule here: https://www.pokerbaazi.com/promotions/ppl

Good Luck!