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The stage is set for India’s premier online poker site, PokerBaazi to take the virtual felts by storm yet again. The PokerBaazi team has recently announced their schedule for the much-awaited high-stakes tournament- ‘The Game Changer’. Featuring a ₹11,000 buy-in, ‘The Game Changer’ boasts of a whopping ₹2 Crores guaranteed prize pool, making it the biggest online poker tournament in the history of Indian poker. The tournament is slated to run from February 20-24, 2019, with the eventual champion assured to walk away with the ultimate top prize worth ₹50 Lakhs!
If you’re wondering how you can book your seat to this mega event, then worry not. PokerGuru brings to you the ‘PokerBaazi Game Changer Blog Contest’!
Your poker skills may get you the ₹50 Lakhs guaranteed top prize, but first you need to release your inner blogger for a shot at winning one of 3 free tickets to the biggest online poker tournament in the country!
PokerBaazi Game Changer Blog Contest on PokerGuru
PokerGuru presents you with a unique opportunity to win a free ticket to the grand tournament, i.e. The Game Changer. Simply post an original blog on PokerGuru before midnight of February 18 to enter the contest. The best three blogs will win Game Changer tickets, which includes two Day 1B and one Day 1C tickets, worth ₹11,000 each!
Now is the time to bring your writing skills to the test. A blog brimming with ingenuity, novelty and just a dash of spiciness can help you waltz your way to The Game Changer and eventually bag a seven-figure winner’s payday!
You can tell us something as simple as your poker journey or take us on a walk through the highlights of your poker career. Regale us with any funny incident that may have happened on the live or online felts or simply tell us how you think winning The Game Changer can change your life.
An important fact to be remembered is that all participants will need to post their blogs on the PokerGuru website. If you already have a PokerGuru account, you only need to log into your account and start blogging. For participants who have not yet created an account, well what are you waiting for? Get moving!
Please note that all participants will have to mention their PokerBaazi usernames in the blogs they post.
Some key facts need to be kept in mind while posting the blogs.
i) The blog should be at least 150 words.
ii) The blog needs to be original.
iii) The player must share the blog on his/her Facebook profile with the hashtags #PokerBaazi #GameChanger #PokerGuru #PokerBlog
iv) Only blogs posted before February 18 midnight will be entered in the contest.
v) Blogs will be judged on the basis of the originality and creativity of the content. The decision of the PokerGuru and PokerBaazi panel in deciding the winners of the contest will be final and binding.
vi) The tickets are not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or tickets.
vii) Tickets will be auto-credited by February 19.
The Game Changer
The Game Changer was announced by PokerBaazi in November 2018. CEO Navkiran Singh had called it another milestone for the site and an important gear in the drive of metamorphizing Indian poker. Sure enough, with a prize pool guarantee of ₹2 Crores, ‘The Game Changer’ is well on its way to become the biggest guaranteed tournament in the country.
PokerBaazi pro Abhishek Panda shared his excitement regarding the upcoming tournament, “I am really excited for The Game Changer as this will be the biggest prize pool ever in an online tournament in India. With the TDS refunds provided by Pokerbaazi this will be the best value online tournament of the year!”
Let us brief you with some key points regarding the tournament.
i) Participants can enter through three starting flights, and a guaranteed prize of ₹50 Lakhs awaits the winner!
ii) Day 1A will kick off on February 20, 8pm onwards. The blind levels increase every 10 minutes, and the day will feature 27 levels. Day 1B and 1C will run on February 21 and February 22 respectively.
iii) Players can make Day 2 on multiple Day 1’s and only the biggest stack will be carried forward.
iv) After a day-long halt on February 23, Day 2 will take off on February 24.
v) All starting flights will permit up to five re-entries.
Players can also use codes to make deposits which are as follows:
|Deposit Codes||Mininum Deposit Amount||Withdrawal Criteria||Validity
|GC1A||₹ 35,000||15,000 coins||From February 1 to 20
|GC1B||₹ 35,000||15,000 coins||From February 1 to 21
|GC1C||₹ 35,000||15,000 coins||From February 1 to 22
|GC1A1B||₹ 60,000||30,000 coins||From February 1 to 20
|GC1A1C||₹ 60,000||30,000 coins||From February 1 to 20
|GC1B1C||₹ 60,000||30,000 coins||From February 1 to 20
|GCALL||₹ 85,000||45,000 coins||From February 1 to 20
PokerBaazi: Delivering Unmatched Value to Players
PokerBaazi has been an industry-leader in delivering real-money high-value tournaments for its player base. Starting with the ‘MoneyMaker’, the premier online poker site has been a trendsetter in offering massive prize pool guarantees and value to players. In fact, PokerBaazi was the first domestic site to introduce a prize pool guarantee as high as ₹1 Crore through it’s MoneyMaker tournaments. Eight editions of the ‘MoneyMaker’ have already been conducted with Nikhil Sayilen grabbing the title in the seventh edition for ₹33 Lakhs.
The domestic online poker brand has also hosted the very popular PokerBaazi Premier League (PPL). The Spring ’18 Edition boasted of 4.1 Crores in guarantee across 42 events. The Summer ’18 Edition was followed by the Autumn’18 Edition that offered a combined guarantee of ₹4.5 Crores, with the MoneyMaker as its featured Main Event. The Winter’18 Edition ran from December 10-16 and surpassed all previous guarantees, offering a combined ₹5 Crores. Nitish ‘Somnath’ Gupta, PokerGuru’s first Young Gun emerged as the MoneyMaker champion and banked a massive ₹32.63 Lakhs in prize money.
The Grinders Series ₹60 Lakhs Special Edition was hosted from November 12-18, with 35 tournaments and Leaderboard rewards totalling ₹3 Lakhs.
In addition, PokerBaazi also has an innovative loyalty rewards program which strives to give maximum benefits to a player. A player can choose to use their loyalty points and opt for grand prizes which includes real cash prizes to international packages. Alternatively, they can also opt for a direct cashback.