India’s premier poker competition, Poker Sports League, today announced the launch of its third season, which will run from November 2019 to March 2020. The announcement was made by the promoter and founder of the Poker Sports League, Mr. Amit Burman, and CEO and Co.-Founder – Mr. Pranav Bagai, with a prize pool of over INR 4 crore.
Imagined by Mr. Amit Burman, the Poker Sports League is the culmination of a series of nerve-wracking poker skills and qualifying tests leading up to a scintillating final that crowns the ultimate poker team. The Poker Sports League was launched in 2016 as the very first poker league in India with the vision to offer poker enthusiasts around the world the opportunity to participate for free with an emphasis on skill and technique. The league has captured the attention of thousands of poker players with its unique team format in which participants compete in online qualifiers / auditions, and the winning players are then drafted into teams competing for the prize. ultimate in the final. Poker Sports League is also the only team-based poker competition played in the world which gives amateur players the opportunity to play with world-class professionals and learn.
The league’s first two seasons provided unprecedented numbers in terms of prize pool, player cash prizes and live audiences in all poker competitions across the globe. Due to the huge response received, the third season will also see promoter and founder Mr. Burman invest over $ 2 million to further develop the league.
Speaking of the third season of the Poker Sports League, promoter and founder Mr. Amit Burman said:
Completely risk-free and with the possibility of winning big, the online qualifiers, also known as the online auditions, will be powered by Adda52 and run from November 2019 to February 2020. Qualifiers will also take place offline in four major cities of India – New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Kolkata.
After the climax of the playoffs, there will be a selection ceremony where the owners of the ten teams will each choose twelve players from different projects. Each team will consist of seven amateur players, three professional players and two jokers, among whom a mentor / game captain will lead them during the final, which will take place in March 2020 in Kolkata.
CEO and Co-Founder of Poker Sports League, Mr. Pranav Bagai also spoke on the occasion:
Poker Sports League is also delighted to have Indian chess grandmaster and five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on board as a brand ambassador. One of India’s greatest minds, known to have started a chess revolution across the country, Anand has partnered with the league to promote the game of poker in India and encourage players to use their quick-witted skills.
Unlike other poker tournaments, Poker Sports League is also an open platform for all poker players and operators.
About the Poker Sports League
The Poker Sports League is the very first poker league in India that offers poker players around the world the chance to be part of 10 teams fighting for the ultimate poker glory. Being the largest poker league in the world in terms of prize pool and participation, the Poker Sports League is also the only sports format in the world where each team has a mix of professionals and amateurs.
Launched in 2016 with the idea of ââsportifying the game of poker through a unique team-based format, the Poker Sports League is the culmination of a series of nerve-racking poker skills and qualifications tests before a scintillating finale that crowns the ultimate poker team.
In its third season now, the very first poker league in India has captured the imaginations of thousands of people around the world with its team format and has proven to be an instant hit among the poker player population with its. no participation fees. He has also been able to attract participants from all over the world with big prize pools and no entry fees and is a leader in the spirit sports industry. Co-owned by Mr. Amit Burman and Mr. Pranav Bagai, the league’s third season will run from November 2019 to March 2020.