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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.


Spartan Poker has announced the return of its flagship online MTT series, India Online Poker Championship (IOPC).
India’s Spartan Poker IOPC will Once Again be India’s Biggest Online Tournament Series

India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) boasts over 8.5 Crore ($1.2 Million) guaranteed prize pools across the ten-day festival.


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.


PokerStars Indian room will soon launch an MTT tournament leaderboard that will pay out 5 Lacs ($7065).
PokerStars to Launch Monthly MTT Tournament Leaderboard in India

While long gone as a promotional tool in the dot-com market, PokerStars seeks to match the local competition and compete in MTTs.


PokerStars unveils its first online tournament series—Diwali Rush for its Indian players. More than 1.5 Crore ($200,000) is guaranteed over the course of eight days.
PokerStars India Schedules its First-Ever Online Tournament Series “Diwali Rush”

The new series coincides with India’s biggest Hindu festival.


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.


PokerStars and US-facing offshore network Winning Poker Network are preparing to launch the variant of Hold’em.
PokerStars, Americas Cardroom Prepare to Launch Six Plus Hold’em

While PokerStars has yet to officially announce the release of the new game, Americas Cardroom has informed players of its launch later this month.


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 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.


Indian independent online poker room PokerBaazi is back with its most prestigious tournament series, the  PokerBaazi Premier League (PPL).
PokerBaazi Premier League Returns with a Summer Edition

Now running four times a year, the PPL is back with over half a million dollars guaranteed over 34 tournaments.


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Regulation Insight: Your Summer Summary

Bringing you up to speed on regulated igaming news from the last month. The UK, Malta and Gibraltar, figures from France, Italy and Spain, the latest progress from Netherlands, Sweden and Poland, all the news from the United States, and more.


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