IPC Megastacks: Siddhanth Kripalani emerges as latest Main Event champion; Mahesh Shyamsundar, Alok Birewar, and Vivek Singh take down side events

Standing as the longest-running live tournament brand in India, this month’s India Poker Championship (IPC) Megastacks boasted IN₹ 3.5 Crores (~US$ 456,373) in guaranteed prizes across its four-event lineup. Three guaranteed tournaments completed the schedule with the highlighting ₹60K Main Event featuring a whopping IN₹ 2 Crores (~US$ 260,807) prize pool. The six-day festival which […]

WPT and Poker King return for a second online series featuring CN¥ 10M Main Event guarantee; Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Patrik Antonius among confirmed pros

While plenty of attention is on the live games happening in Las Vegas, another exciting festival is about to take place. On the virtual arena, the globally renowned World Poker Tour, and one of Asia’s leading brands, Poker King, unite once again to bring players an eleven day festival featuring CN¥ 15 Million (~US$ 2.3 […]

Casinos in Goa, India gets go signal for reopening

After being shut down for over four months following Goa’s implemented curfew, casinos in the heavily tourism-reliant state have finally gotten the green light to reopen this week. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant made it clear last Saturday that all casinos may begin to reopen as early as the 20th with operations capped at a […]

Online News: PokerStars reveals WCOOP full schedule; Moorman leaves 888; India: Online poker scores a win in Tamil Nadu; Flutter records stellar revenue ; PokerStars US launches Champions Preseason Series

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms. PokerStars reveals $100M GTD WCOOP full schedule The 20th edition of the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is fast approaching with online players now more excited than ever as its full 102-event […]

APT Online Series India wraps up; Subhayan Das ships the Main Event; Vinay Rajpal wins Player of the Series; Festival highlights included

The Asian Poker Tour concluded its second edition of the APT Online Series India 2021 with the games hosted on from August 1 to 8. 44 events were claimed and IN₹ 8.07 Lac (~US$ 1,087,820) paid out. Subhayan “arjun100” Das clinched the Main Event, Gaurav “gaug17” Sood won the Championship Event, and Vinay “vinay09” […]

Natural8 Will Double All Donations Made In COVID-19 Fundraiser for India

Article sponsored by Natural8 May 17, 2021 – Natural8 is launching a fundraiser to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India. From now until May 29, this Unite to Fight COVID-19 in India campaign will see Natural8 matching every donation dollar for dollar. India is one of the countries most affected by the ongoing pandemic, and […]