May 13, 6 pm, all eyes were set on PokerBaazi.com. Yes, the who’s who of Indian poker circuit gathered for a soiree of celebration. To celebrate yet another season of the 1 Crore Guaranteed The MoneyMaker. Clearly, Indian poker lovers have embraced the PokerBaazi flagship tournament as their soul-mate. Just like its 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th edition, MoneyMaker 5 descended on PokerBaazi platform in full glory!

It is one of the most prestigious online tournaments no poker player ever wants to give a miss! It is the deep structure of the tournament that most players fall in love with.

This is not the first time when PokerBaazi has rendered opportunity to players across levels. Be it numerous satellites, starting at just INR 22 or contests on its social media platform, players of all levels had a chance to put up a fight for such a high-value tournament.

A total of 665 entries happened to grace the 1 Crore guaranteed tournament including 393 Re-entries. Each player was playing his or her A game, aiming for a piece of the 1 Crore pie.

So, apart from pros like Maria Kirloskar, Vikram Kumar and Jasven Saigal, we had new faces running the forefront. After bouts of nerve-wracking hands at the final felt, PokerBaazi found its MoneyMaker5 in birthday boy Varun ‘VnutsG’ Gupta, who walked away with a massive amount of 30 Lac and the bracelet. Next to follow was Rohit Mittal aka ‘Allin47’ who had swept the PPL Winter’17 Edition Main Event last year.

Here’s a quick run through the Final Table Standings

Player   Prize Amount
VnutsG 30,00,000
Allin47 15,34,100
Trishuli71 1036840
sp175 740600
Incognito 529000
loserfish19 370300
lil_d 290950
yo_bitch 211600
thekid 158700
pescatarian8   132250

PokerShots congratulates the winners and wishes all the best for their future eendeavours.

For more of the best poker news, blogs and poker deals, continue reading PokerShots!