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The Indian PokerStars segregated room has kicked off promotion to PSPC 2020. The Mega Path qualifier in India has four steps starting at micro-stakes and progresses through final step 4 MTT.
PokerStars India Joins PSPC 2020 Promotional Campaign with Mega Path Satellites

Players can either start at low stakes for a buy-in of just INR 50 ($0.70) or directly register to the final qualifier with one Platinum Pass guaranteed.


PokerStars India has kicked off the second iteration of the Diwali Rush tournament series to celebrate India’s biggest Hindu festival.
Diwali Rush Tournament Series Gets Underway on PokerStars India

More than 2 Crore ($280,000) is guaranteed in the second edition of PokerStars’ Indian tournament series.


PokerStars significantly reduced both the rake percentage and the rake cap. The changes came into effect on October 7 across all game types and limits.
PokerStars India Slashes Rake in Cash Games

Operator rolls out rare rake drop in ultra-competitive market.


PokerStars India has become the associate sponsor to Indian reality TV show, Bigg Boss, for its thirteenth season.
PokerStars India Signs Reality TV Sponsorship Deal

Operator has signed on as associate sponsors for Bigg Boss 2019, India’s version of hit reality TV show Big Brother, to “build awareness and educate viewers about poker through in-show integration.”


PokerStars.IN has launched another marketing campaign “Made for Poker” featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
PokerStars India Launches “Made for Poker” Digital Campaign

Operator launches second marketing campaign in six months featuring Bollywood star “Nawaz” Siddiqui.


PokerStars schedules first-ever low-stakes series in the Indian market with a total guarantee of nearly 90 LAC.
Indian Operators Join the Autumn Tournament Series Fray

PokerStars.IN schedules first-ever MicroMillions as multiple Indian operators host major series this fall.


PokerStars players in India will no longer be able to play the popular three-handed Sit and Go games with randomized prize pools.
PokerStars Discontinues Spin & Gos in Indian Market

Lottery Sit and Go format will become the second popular variant after 6+ Hold’em to be axed in the Indian market.


PokerStars.IN has signed in Sharad Rao as the site’s first dedicated Twitch live-streaming ambassador.
PokerStars Announces India’s First Official Twitch Ambassador

Platinum Pass winner Sharad Rao joins Aditya Agarwal and Muskan Sethi to represent PokerStars India.


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.IN continues to expand its game offerings. Variants include heads-up, 6-max knockout, on-demand multi-table tournaments and the ten-handed Fifty50.
PokerStars India Launches Sit & Go Tournaments

Weeks after PokerStars launched 6+ Hold’em in India, the operator brings traditional SNGs to the market.


GGNetwork (GGN), one of the industry’s fastest-growing online poker networks, has confirmed  that Short Deck Poker will likely make its debut on the network…
GG Network Will “Probably” Launch Short Deck Poker in 2019

The stripped deck version of Texas Hold’em continues to surge in popularity as GGNetwork is set to add this action-packed variant to its game offering.


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.


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