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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.


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.


As a goodwill gesture, the world’s leading online poker site PokerStars has announced freerolls across its major markets for the players affected by the…
PokerStars Announces Freerolls with Over $650,000 in Prizes for Players Affected by Recent DDoS Attacks

Over half a million dollars in WCOOP tickets will be given away via freerolls available across PokerStars major markets.


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.


MPN (Microgaming Poker Network) last month rolled out a brand-new poker client called “Prima” which is the operator’s biggest software…
MPN Celebrates Launch of Prima with €50,000 in Freerolls and a €1 Million Guaranteed Tournament Series

The Universal Championship of Poker runs for two weeks starting September 9.


In an attempt to improve the recreational player experience, PokerStars has announced plans to further expand its Seat Me blind lobby into the Italian market.
PokerStars to Roll Out Blind Lobby and Limit Cash Game Multi-Tabling in Italy

The Seat Me” blind lobby system will expand into Italy while a six-table limit on cash games is also trialed.


The ten-day online festival will carry a guarantee of over 7 Crore Rupees ($1.02 million), making it the biggest guaranteed tournament series ever held on an Indian site.
Spartan Poker’s IOPC Set to be India’s Biggest Online Poker Tournament Series

Over $1 million is guaranteed across the ten day festival.


Last week, India’s Law Commission submitted a detailed report to the government urging them to legalize and heavily regulate sports betting and gambling.
India Law Commission “Clarifies” Online Gambling Position Following Political Backlash

The Commission reasserts that a complete ban on online gambling is the most desirable outcome despite its own conclusion this is an impractical and unworkable policy.


The report states that by failing to enforce a complete ban on the illegal gambling, there has been a huge rise in black-money circulation and a further increase in illegal gambling activities.
India Law Commission: Regulated Gambling Not Desirable, but Only Viable Option

While a complete ban is the best scenario, if this is impractical then regulated betting and gambling should be considered, Commission concludes.


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