Navkiran Singh has taken down the ₹100K High Roller for a snazzy paycheque of ₹31.82 Lakhs! Singh bested a field of 125 entries and defeated PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra heads-up to win the title!
The PokerBaazi CEO has been at the helm of things at the brand and is largely credited to the streamlining of the site and the high standards of operations that PokerBaazi follows. Also an avid poker player, Singh picked his first live title in Las Vegas this July where he won the $400 PLO Bounty event at the DeepStack Championship Poker Series. While he has several WSOP scores to his credit, Singh also has a runner-up finish at the 2018 WPT India Shootout to his name. The BPT High Roller victory is Singh’s first title win on domestic soil and remains a special achievement for the man who had conceptualized the very series way back in 2016.
A more detailed recap of the day’s proceedings will be posted shortly on PokerGuru!
Final Table Results (INR)
PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra had started the heads-up play in the chip lead but Navkiran Singh has come from below to win the High Roller title!
The final hand of the tournament had Mishra limping in and Singh raised. Mishra jammed and Singh made the call.
The board ran getting Navkiran Singh the title! This makes for back-to-back runner-up finishes in the BPT High Roller for PokerGuru Ambassadors. Last edition it was Ankit Wadhawan who had finished runner-up in this event for ₹27,57,700.
Rohit Mishra – 4,295,000
Navkiran Singh – 3,205,000
PPL High Roller champion Shashank Jain has been eliminated in third place for a ₹14.33 Lakhs payday. Jain`s elimination hand saw Navkiran Singh opening from the button with sixes and small blind Jain shoved for 900K with . Singh’s sixes held through the board, eliminating Jain in third place.
There are still three players remaining with PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra in the lead.
Rohit Mishra – 3,610,000
Navkiran Singh – 2,710,000
Shashank Jain – 1,190,000
Rohit Mishra shoved with and Navkiran Singh looked him up with . An ace landed on the river getting Singh a double up.
Here are the three-way chip counts.
Raghav Bansal has been eliminated by PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra. Mishra opened from the button and Bansal who had a 12 big blind stack jammed with from the big blind. Mishra called with . The runout saw Bansal hitting the rail in fourth place for ₹10.37 Lakhs.
PPL MoneyMaker champion Romit Advani has hit the rail in fifth place. Advani clashed with another PPL champion, Shashank Jain who opened UTG for 110K. PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra made it 300. Big blind Advani who had only 300K in chips woke up with and made an easy call. Jain folded and Mishra called with . Mishra hit two-pair on the rundown to take down the pot. Advani collected ₹7.95 Lakhs for his fifth-place finish.
Santosh Suvarna has been eliminated in sixth place for ₹6.29 Lakhs. The action began with Rohit Mishra opening to 80K from the button. Suvarna shoved for 580K holding eights. Mishra snapped it off with aces. With no help on the board, Suvarna was eliminated.
Rohit Mishra – 1,915,000
Navkiran Singh – 1,400,000
Raghav Bansal – 1,390,000
Shashank Jain – 1,380,000
Santosh Suvarna – 930,000
Romit Advani – 495,000
Abhishek Goindi has just been eliminated in seventh place to walk away with ₹5.26 Lakhs in prize money.
The action began with Navkiran Singh who limped UTG with pocket deuces. Goindi jammed from the cutoff. The rest of the table folded but Singh called to see Goindi turning over . Goindi picked up a gutshot straight draw on the flop but the last two streets blanked out for Goindi ending his deep run.
Making back-to-back final tables in the BPT High Roller, PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit Wadhawan has lost his tournament life in 8th place. Raghav Bansal opened the cut-off for 58K and Wadhawan shoved for 650K. Bansal called.
The board ran and failing to improve his hand, Wadhawan was eliminated in eighth place. He collected ₹4.23 Lakhs from his second final table finish in this event in successive editions.
Follow through on all the final table action below.
The 2019 BPT High Roller runner-up Ankit Wadhawan had come into the final table as the shortest stack and just scored a much-needed double-up. Wadhawan moved all-in for 10 big blinds with and Mishra called with . The board blanked out and Wadhawan collected the pot.
Raghav Bansal moved all-in with and Shashank Jain came along with a call holding . The board bricked out for Bansal and Jain doubled-up.
We are now down to the final eight players in the BPT High Roller and leading the charge is none other than our PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra. Mishra has a rich repertoire of online scores but only a singular recorded live score raked in at the 2018 WPT India Main Event. That has already changed with Mishra entering the High Roller FT with a massive stack of 2,136,000.
PokerBaazi CEO Navkiran Singh (1,672,000) follows Mishra in chips and rounding out the top three stacks is another seasoned pro Raghav Bansal (1,462,000).
The final table line-up is a star-studded affair with the likes of PPL Moneymaker champion Romit Advani (465,000) and PPL High Roller champion, Shashank Jain (336,000) in the mix. Also in running are experienced campaigners like Santosh Suvarna (692,000) and Abhishek Goindi (470,000).
Last year’s runner-up, PokerGuru Ambassador Ankit Wadhawan (267,000) has also managed to find a spot on the final table. However, Wadhawan is the shortest stack and will really have to spin up in order to survive and take it to the finish line.
Each of these eight finalists is assured at least ₹4.23 Lakhs but they will all be battling it out for the fat paycheque of ₹31.82 Lakhs that awaits the winner!
Final Table Chip Counts
1. Rohit Mishra – 2,136,000
2. Navkiran Singh – 1,672,000
3. Raghav Bansal – 1,462,000
4. Santosh Suvarna – 692,000
5. Abhishek Goindi – 470,000
6. Romit Advani – 465,000
7. Shashank Jain – 336,000
8. Ankit Wadhawan – 267,000
Yudhishter Jaswal has hit the rail. The action began with Navkiran Singh opening from UTG with . Big blind Jaswal defended holding . The flop fell and Jaswal open-shoved for 246K. Singh tanked-called. The turn and the river cards bricked for Jaswal. He went out in 9th place, collecting ₹3.14 Lakhs in prize money!
Immediately after knocking out Ashish Munot, Deepak Singh hit the rail himself. Singh’s pocket nines were up against Rohit Mishra’s pocket tens. The board ran relegating Singh to a 10th place finish worth ₹2.31 Lakhs in prize money.
PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Munot has just been eliminated by Abhishek Goindi. The action saw Goindi jamming on the button and he found two callers in Munot and Deepak Singh. Singh found an ace-pair on the board, and that was the end of Munot’s run. He took home a ₹2.31 Lakhs paycheque for his finish.
PokerGuru Ambassadors have not shied away from taking stabs at each other and the latest clash saw Rohit Mishra opening for 40K and Ashish Munot 3-bet to 175K. Mishra jammed with pocket eights. Munot who held called. The board panned out and Mishra took down the pot with turned quads.
Raghav Bansal – 1,480,000
Navkiran Singh – 1,300,000
Abhishek Goindi – 1,250,000
Santosh Suvarna – 730,000
Ashish Munot – 700,000
Rohit Mishra – 680,000
Yudhishter Jaswal – 625,000
Deepak Singh – 295,000
Ankit Wadhawan – 272,000
Romit Advani – 250,000
Shashank Jain – 163,000
Former BPT Bounty champion Gokul Krishna came close to the final table but missed out by a few spots. In a preflop all-in showdown, Krishna moved all-in from the UTG holding and Raghav Bansal called with .
Board – .
A ten on the flop and another ten on the river won the pot for Bansal, sending Krishna out in 12th place. Krishna collected ₹2.31 Lakhs for his deep run.
Raghav Bansal has just sent PokerGuru Ambassador and the BPT Kickoff champion, Ashish Ahuja .packing out of the game. The action saw Bansal opening for 36K from UTG+1 with and Ahuja jammed with from the cutoff for 261K. Bansal called. The runout blanked out for Ahuja and Bansal won the pot with ace-high.
Ahuja picked up ₹2.11 Lakhs for his 13th place finish.
PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Munot opened 25K from UTG and fellow stable-mate Rohit Mishra flat-called. Shashank Jain 3-bet to 104K on which Munot folded, while Mishra moved all-in over the top with . Jain snap-called with pocket jacks. The board ran , bringing a double-up for Mishra.
Shashank Jain opened for 35K from the small blind and Anish Patra flatted. After the flop, Jain bet 35K and Patra re-raised to 84K. Jain now shoved all-in for 374K and Patra pushed his remaining 250K into the middle to make the call. Jain tabled against Patra’s . With the turn and the completing the board, Jain’s aces held up to eliminate Patra in 14th place. Like Srivats, Patra has taken home a ₹2.11 Lakhs payday.
Anmol Srivats has lost his tournament life in 15th place. Srivats opened to 145K with 6K behind and found a caller in Santosh Suvarna. After the flop, Suvarna moved all-in and Srivats called.
The next two streets opened and Suvarna’s two-pair dominated Srivats’ hand, eliminating him in 15th place. Srivats earned ₹2.11 Lakhs for his efforts.
With 16 remaining, hand-for-hand was initiated on the bubble. The bubble round lasted close to 30 minutes and it was Krishna Kumar who was knocked out as the unlucky bubble boy.
Kumar had come into Day 2 of the High Roller ninth in stacks with a sizeable 297,000. He had quite a swingy ride in the early two levels. .“I lost the first hand I played on Day 2 but caught up with a couple of double-ups. Soon, however, i was bleeding my stack,” Kumar recalled. Later on the feature table, Kumar lost a massive pot to Abhishek Goindi and though he won two back-to-back hands to somewhat spin his stack up, he soon clashed with Yudhishter Jaswal.
The hand began with Jaswal who moved all-in from the small blind with . Kumar who was on the big blind called with . Kumar was in good shape but the board of brought a king for Jaswal and he took the pot down, eliminating Kumar in 16th place. Owing to bubble insurance, Kumar will take home a ₹75,000 payday.
With 16 players left at the ₹100K High Roller, all the players agreed to contribute ₹5,000 and the bubble has been insured which means that the bubble boy will not go empty-handed but earn a cash of ₹75,000.
Vikram ‘Lungi’ Kumar shoved from the cut-off for 119K and Ankit Wadhawan shoved on top from the button. Rest of the table folded and two players tabled their cards. Wadhawan showed against Kumar’s . Wadhawan was already ahead and his pocket pair held through the board, eliminating Lungi in the process.
Anmol Mehta open shoved with and Raghav Bansal called with pocket eights. The board ran and Bansal’s hand for him to eliminate Mehta.
Ashish Munot – 1,000,000
Santosh Suvarna – 875,000
Ankit Wadhawan – 535,000
Raghav Bansal – 450,000
Ashish Ahuja – 385,000
Rohit Mishra – 268,500
Romit Advani – 251,000
Vikram Kumar – 152,000
Anmol Mehta – 250,000
Deepak Singh – 210,000
Gokul Krishna – 145,000
Anmol Srivats – 133,000
PokerGuru Ambassadors Ankit Wadhawan and Rohit Mishra went heads-up in a hand that began with Wadhawan betting 16K from the button. Mishra 3-bet to 60K from the big blind. Wadhawan shoved with and Mishra called with . Mishra was looking for an ace or a king but the board ran getting Wadhawan a double-up.
Anmol Srivats opened on the button for 18K. PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra called from the small blind. Big blind Santosh Suvarna 3-bet to 58K and Srivats got out of the way but Mishra came along with a call. The flop opened . Suvarna bet 53K and Mishra check-called to see the turn. Both the players opted to check through to the river. Suvarna bet big and Mishra called. Suvarna showed and took down the pot as Mishra mucked his cards.
Kunal Patni shoved for 15 big blinds with pocket jacks. Romit Advani called with . An ace landed on the turn, ending Patni’s tournament run.
The ₹100K High Roller has garnered a whopping prize pool of ₹1.18 Crores over 125 entries.This is lower than the prize pool of ₹1.52 Crores that was generated in the event’s prior run last October when a total of 161 entries had registered.
Nonetheless, a hefty ₹31.82 Lakhs awaits the winner.The tournament will pay out the top 15 finishers at least ₹2.11 Lakhs. There are currently 19 players in the field so we are four eliminations away from the money.
Here are the complete payout details –
1st : ₹31,82,300
10th – 12th: ₹2,31,600
13th – 15th: ₹2,11,400
Vivek Rughani has just been eliminated at the hands of Ashish Munot. Rughani had opened to 15K from the button and action folded to Ashish Munot who jammed from the big blind with . Rughani snap-called with . Both hit two-pair on the runout but Munot’s king-high kicker won him the pot, ending Rughani’s run.
Amar Reddy shoved all-in from the hijack for 71K holding and the action folded to Vivek Rughani in the big blind who called with aces. Rughani hit a set of aces on the board to eliminate Reddy.
In a battle of the blinds, Neel Joshi open jammed for 16 bigs from the small blind and PokerGuru Ambassador Rohit Mishra looked him up in the big blind. Mishra had and with the board panning out , Mishra’s better kicker won him the pot, eliminating Joshi.
Nikhil Jain moved all-in for 105,000 with and next to act Shashank Jain called with . Jain rivered three-of-a-kind on the runout , ending Jain’s HR run.
With the start of Level 17, late registrations in the BPT 100K High Roller have closed. The event logged in a total of 125 entries and there are 27 players presently remaining. Payout and prize pool information is expected to be announced soon by the tournament organizers.
The live-streamed feature table has started. Follow along on the action below.
Sundeep Reddy open-shoved with and Anish Patra 3-bet to 50K. The rest of the table folded making for a two-way showdown. Patra tabled and with the board running , Reddy hit top pair to score a double-up.
On the flop Vivek Rughani bet 15K and PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Munot made it 55K. Both Sriharsha Doddapaneni and Rughani called. The turn was the and Munot shoved. Doddapaneni went deep into the tank before folding. Rughani called.
Munot had a gutshot straight draw and a nut flush draw and the river completed his flush, giving him a double-up! After around 10 minutes, Rughani told Munot, “Kabhi to ahead raha kar!”
Over on another table, PokerGuru Ambassador and last editions runner-up finisher Ankit Wadhawan has just doubled up through fellow PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Ahuja.
We’re back at the PokerBaazi LIVE poker room for Day 2 of the Baazi Poker Tour (BPT) ₹100K High Roller. The tournament garnered 118 entries yesterday and the day has started today with 33 of them returning to action.
PokerGuru Ambassador Ashish Ahuja (601,000) leads the pack, with Raghav Bansal (460,000) and Ahuja’s stable-mate Rohit Mishra (454,500) next in stacks.
Minutes into play and the field has already grown 120-strong. Registration remains open till the start of Level 17 so the field will grow larger. It’s going to be a fiercely contested battle to the finish line and PokerGuru is on site to bring your regular updates on all the exciting action, stay tuned!