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Spartan announces the return of its marquee online tournament series, the Indian Online Poker Championship.
India’s The Spartan Poker to Return with Another Market-Record Online Tournament Series

Operator will once again create ripples in India with an 11 Crore ($1.58 million) IOPC series in July.


PokerStars has announced that Russian TV sports presenter Dmitry Guberniev has signed on as a PokerStarsSochi brand ambassador ahead of the next Sochi live stop.
PokerStars Signs Russian Brand Ambassador to Promote EPT Stop, Sochi Client

Dmitry Guberniev, a Russian sports commentator and TV presenter, joins PokerStars to promote October’s EPT Open Sochi.


The TV campaign is the first of its kind for the online poker operator. Adda52 wants to appeal to both poker and non-poker players with their advert by showing how poker is much more than building a bank roll.
Adda52 Fires Back at PokerStars With Mainstream TV Marketing Campaign

Not long after PokerStars’ “Nawaz” campaign, India’s top online poker room responds with TV ads of their own that featuring international cricketer Chris Gayle.


The world’s leading online poker operator, PokerStars, has announced its third online tournament series in India, INSCOOP.
PokerStars Ups the Ante by Announcing INSCOOP in India

The India Summer Championship of Online Poker features 92 events including a 1 Crore ($143,370) guaranteed Main Event.


PokerStars India recently began its full-scale promotion in the Indian market by signing a renowned Bollywood actor.
PokerStars Leaps Up the Rankings in India Following Bollywood Actor Signing

PokerStars.IN cash game traffic nearly triples following marketing campaign.


Surprisingly, the WSOP focus is no greater than in India, a country which could not be much further geographically from Las Vegas.
Indian Operators Go Big on WSOP Packages

The big three, Adda52, Spartan Poker and PokerBaazi along with lesser know 9 Stack are all offering World Series of Poker packages in multiple month long promotions.


PokerStars India has signed Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui as brand ambassador, one of the most successful and recognizable stars in the country.
In Major Push into India, PokerStars Signs Bollywood Star as Brand Ambassador

With the signing of Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui the company begins airing first-ever poker television commercials in the country—already causing a spike in traffic.


India’s PokerBaazi has set a new record by hosting the country’s biggest online poker tournament in history.
PokerBaazi’s “Game Changer” Creates Record-Breaking Online Tournament Prize Pool in India

Despite carrying an ambitious 2 Crore guarantee, it smashed through it to set the record for largest poker tournament in market history.


PokerBaazi has announced a 2 Crore ($283,425) guaranteed online tournament dubbed as “Game Changer” which is set to be the biggest online poker tournament in the country.
PokerBaazi Announces India’s Biggest Online Poker Tournament “Game Changer”

The “Game Changer” tournament from PokerBaazi boasts a guarantee of 2 Crore—the biggest in the Indian market.


The body has demanded India’s law enforcement agency, Enforcement Directorate (ED) to investigate and take action against unlawful offshore online betting.
Indian Gaming Industry Group Asks Prime Minister to Take Action Against Offshore Gambling Websites

AIGF seeks Government’s intervention to block offshore betting and gambling sites which it says are illegally soliciting and accepting players from India.


World Poker Tour returned to India to host its second live tournament series at Deltin Royale Casino in Goa.
WPT Concludes India’s Biggest Ever Live Tournament Series

WPT India successfully hosted its second live tournament series in the country with a record turnout.


India's largest and one of its first online poker rooms, Adda52, has launched a new loyalty program called Adda52 Advantage.
India’s Adda52 Launches New Loyalty Program “Adda52 Advantage”

Adda52, India’s leading online poker room replaces its traditional VIP program with an innovative and unique loyalty program that offers both randomized rewards and a rakeback system.


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