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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.


PokerNation has announced it will temporarily cease operations as a part of restructuring process from September 15.
India’s PokerNation Set to Leave MPN India Network

PokerNation has announced its plans to launch an independent poker room, leaving the future of Microgaming’s Indian network in doubt.


The World Poker Tour (WPT) has inked a four-year partnership with partypoker LIVE. The partnership will host up to seven international poker events across Canada and Europe in the four-year span, with each event offering up to €3 million in prize pool.
WPT Partners with partypoker LIVE for Events in Europe and Canada

The new partnership between the World Poker Tour and partypoker LIVE involves seven international events with over €21 million combined in guarantees.


It seems that global online poker site PokerStars is readying to launch yet another online poker variant: Six Plus Hold’em, also known as Short Deck…
Exclusive: PokerStars’ Next New Online Poker Game Could be Six Plus Hold’em

New leak suggests that the online poker room plans to launch 6+ Hold’em, also known as Short Deck Poker, the action-filled online poker variant that’s proved a hit in Asia.


PokerStars is planning a marketing push in India in the last quarter of this year, moving past what it calls a “soft launch” that started in April.
PokerStars Plans India Marketing Push in Q4 Following “Soft Launch”

Operator admits that the product “is not really ready” but plans to focus on the new market next quarter.


The site’s biggest tournament of the week, the Sunday Special, is set to become even bigger: Its guarantee has been doubled from 12 Lac ($17,820) to 25 Lac ($37,125).
Despite Overlays PokerStars India Raises Weekly Tournament Guarantees by 40%

Sunday Special doubled and Sunday Storm increased by a factor of ten as competition in the Indian market heats up.


Several operators over the past couple of years have been taking initiatives in an effort to make their games more appealing to casual players and therefore create a healthier poker ecology.
2018: The Year of the Blind Lobby

Simplifying the user experience and protecting the fragile poker ecosystem are some of the reasons more operators are moving towards the blind lobby alternative.


WSOP is running a fully slate of satellites in both Nevada and New Jersey. The official sponsors 888 and Winamax are offering a variety of satellites.
A Complete Guide to WSOP 2018 Online Qualifiers

888Poker and Winamax are once again the two authorized WSOP partners outside the US, while others offer unofficial packages.


PokerStars’ $10 million giveaway promoting its new Stars Rewards is still running in most markets. Jeff Gross and Marcel Luske top the list of new poker ambassador signings.
Latest in Online Poker Promotions and Marketing: July 2017 Brief

The latest brand ambassador signings, summer online poker series and more.


Indian independent online poker room PokerBaazi has scheduled the sixth Premier League Season, its flagship online poker tournament series which it claims as the largest ever to be held in the Indian market.
India’s PokerBaazi Schedules its Largest Online Poker Tournament Series Yet

Explosive growth of its flagship tournament series highlights market opportunity in the nascent Indian online poker market.


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