Mumbai: The Voot streaming platform announced Thursday that it is partnering with Poker Sports League to launch and host India’s first ever poker docu-reality series – Poker Mantra. The series presented by Pocket52 will be available exclusively on the AVOD platform from Friday July 16

The five-part docu-reality series, Poker Mantra directed by Sreetama Ray, will take viewers through the history of poker in India, as well as interviews with renowned poker and mind coaches, league teams and sponsors. who believe in the future of poker.

Minds Sports League, co-founder and CMO, Sidharth Mishra, said the series aims to shatter common poker misconceptions and shed light on the past, present and future of poker in India. “Our supervising producer, Karan Vig, overcame unseen challenges while filming during the Covid era, but we managed to secure virtual shoots as well as live shoots with top poker players such as Kanishka Samant , Kunal Patni, Romit Advani, Abhinav Iyer, Abhishek Goindi, Niharika Bindra, Muskan Sethi, the reality TV series will educate viewers on the important money management life lessons learned through poker, ”Mishra said.

Speaking about the association, Viacom18 Digital Ventures, Head of AVOD Chanpreet Arora said, “At Voot, we have always strived to provide differentiated and engaging content to connect with our users. The unique concept of Poker Mantra will educate enthusiasts on the nuances of the game and create visibility for the sport. Our association with Poker Sports League is also an opportunity to bring new users to the platform. We look forward to bringing more unique and innovative content to our viewers on Voot. “

The series will also interview players like Kanchan Sharma, Rajat Sharma, Aniket Pradhan, Harshit Jaiswal and Nitin Dhamija, Mahima Das Walia and Radhika Shankar, who will share how one can achieve success by studying and training hard.

Speaking of the poker trip to India, Pocket52 Founder and CEO Nitesh Salvi said, “At Pocket52 we strive to provide our players with a better gaming experience. It was indeed a proud moment for us. to partner with Poker Sports League Season Three as title sponsor. We are now delighted to say that this tournament momentous virtual documentary series is ready to air on Voot, for the first time in India. We’re sure the thrill of the game will keep any poker enthusiast on their feet, and it will be a great learning experience for all. The thrill of real money gambling, when mixed with a classically designed docu-reality series, is sure to entertain millions of our players on its online poker gaming platform in India.