Haryana's Ran Singh wins inaugural Indian Rummy League

June 28, 2022

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Haryana’s Ran Singh won the inaugural edition of the Indian Rummy League (IRL) held in Goa, the organisers said on Friday.

The 39-year-old Singh was declared the winner at the final table of the league on June 15 and took home prize money of Rs 20 lakh from a final prize pool of Rs 1 crore.

He was followed by 31-year-old Pankaj Raghunath Khaire from Surat who came in second and the third position was bagged by Rajesekhar Palantla, 40-year-old, from Bangalore, who took home the prize money of Rs 10 lakhs and 5 lakhs respectively.

The league organised on CardBaazi.com, India’s multi-card gaming application from the house of Baazi Games, concluded its very first edition of the Indian Rummy League featuring a massive prize pool of Rs 10 crore. The tournament began on March 26 attracting over 26,000 entries and saw a total of over six lakh hands being played.

According to the league, IRL was launched with the objective to attract players from various parts of India with a special focus on the tier-2 and tier-3 cities and unearth the latent potential of the traditional sport. Apart from the metropolitan cities, IRL saw entries from cities like Bundi, Bidar, Sikar, Nashik, Gorakhpur, Deoria, Raipur, Bhilwara, Panjim, Dehradun, Rajkot, and Aurangabad among others.

Throughout the league, the participants from across categories recorded key wins. There were as many as 150 players who won more than Rs 10,000 in the series with zero entry fee qualifying from the satellite tournaments, while over 100 players won over Rs 1 lakh signifying strong competition across game formats.

After the successful culmination of IRL, the brand is coming up with several new games on the application this week such as T23 & Pool 51 among others.



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