India

Hippo52 and PokerHigh Join Efforts in India

Indian poker is beginning to shape up in a positive way again. With the arrival of Hippo52, the country’s still uncertain industry is edging closer to attracting larger crowds and gaining acceptance. Spreading Poker in India India definitely has a fraught relation with poker. The country is buzzing with potential and tournaments, such as the […]

Poker Raj Adds Anita Hassanandani as Ambassador

Poker Raj promises to transform itself into one of the most significant poker brands across India. Launched just a few months ago, the company has already signed up an important partnership with Anita Hassanandani, who has agreed to be the brand’s ambassador. Just Like They Do in the West Poker Raj, an Indian online poker […]

Indian Player Withdraws Poker Petition

Poker in India has been developing, though at a somewhat moderate pace. Still, there have been a number of events to exemplify this growth and give hopes to all interested parties that the future of the game is indeed bright. However, a petition to recognize the game as a skill-based undertaking has just been withdrawn. […]

Match Indian Poker League Is in Progress

Following a few unexpected turns of events and a swift reorganization on the part of the hosts, the Match Indian Poke League (MIPL) is finally here and now well underway, bringing together top poker talent from the country and region. The Match Indian Poker League in Progress The Indian poker scene is developing itself. Although […]

9stacks Raises $3.84 Million in Series A Funding

9stacks, arguably India’s fastest growing online poker platform, has raised $3.84 million (equivalent to 28 crores) in a Series A funding round that was led by WaterBridge Ventures and its other existing pool of investors. This is a huge milestone not just for 9stacks but also for Indian online poker market as a whole. With […]

MTV Is on the Hunt for India’s Next Poker Stars

The sports season in India is just around the corner with one of the most highly anticipated aspect being season 3 of Match Indian Poker League, a poker-based league that was founded and is run by actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra and industrialist Raj Kundra under the umbrella of gaming, entertainment and licensing company, Viaan Industries […]

9Stacks Seems to be Stacking Up High in India

9Stacks CEO Sudhr Kamath’s latest forays with poker in India may have been rather belated looking at poker in general, but they are just on time when considering the nascent competitive industry in India. Running his company 9Stacks with a number of like-minded people, Kamath is looking to make a difference in the fortunes of […]

Spartan Poker Returns to India with Big Win

The news of the day comes from India where poker has recently seen a jump in interest. Even though there is still a long way to go, India may slowly be becoming a new hot bed for the game. The latest initiative is courtesy of Spartan Poker, a host and organizer of poker events. Spartan […]

WPT Launches in Full in Asia

The World Poker Tour (WPT) is set on global dominance and there are no two ways about this. One of the world’s best known tournament events is now heading out for a second tour in India and kicking off its inaugural event in Vietnam. It’s certainly refreshing to see poker organizers, such as the World […]

Spartan Poker India Finishes with a Winner

It has been a rather dry spell in the aftermath of the WSOP’s main with players deciding to take a long-deserved holiday and not be bothered much with competitions. It’s quite understandable. After the grind of the fast few months, everyone feels at least a wee bit entitled to some laying low for a while. […]