Akshay Nasa- an Indian poker player whose affair with the limelight just doesn’t seem to end. At least a stunning win at the PokerBaazi Premier League (PPL) this season says so. Nasa, with his excellent run at the series, silenced those who say “Poker is a game of luck”. Consistency and perseverance were an integral part of the plan that ‘sherlock52’ hatched, over a period of just ONE week!
The PPL Fever!
PokerBaazi Premier League Autumn Edition was a starlit ceremony that marked the coming together of the brand’s two prestigious flagship series- the PPL and The MoneyMaker. The 4.5+ Crore Guaranteed series span a total of 34 tournaments including the MoneyMaker worth 1 Crore guaranteed as the Main Event. Thereby, giving a chance, to all the participants, to kill two birds with one stone.
Nasa At His Best
With a remarkable winning spree, Nasa has clearly proven his mettle as an outstanding poker player in the Indian circuit. After all, he shipped three online tournaments in ONE day- the 5 FOR 5 on Spartan, the Ace Race 2 Leaderboard on Adda52, and the PPL Autumn leaderboard on PokerBaazi.
It was a close call with ‘WhySoSerious’ in the lead. But, a last-minute jump helped Nasa win the leaderboard by not so “unlucky” 13 points. And the winner bagged INR 3 Lakh for making it to the top of the leaderboard. What’s more interesting is that unlike everyone in the top nine of the PPL Autumn leaderboard, Nasa did not ship a single tournament in the series! Well, what could you say? He played an amazing PPL!!!
Cashing sixteen tournaments, out of thirty-three he participated in, earned him the highest prize money, in the series, worth INR 6.6 Lakh. This was in addition to the leaderboard prize money. In spite of not headlining for a single tournament win in the series, Nasa can confidently say All’s well that ends well!