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Adda52 organizes DPT 2019, a world class live Poker tournament series

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131   //    12 Feb 2019, 07:57 IST

This five-day mega tournament is an effort by to provide a platform for the best poker minds to participate and win from a prize pool of more than one Crore
This five-day mega tournament is an effort by to provide a platform for the best poker minds to participate and win from a prize pool of more than one Crore

9th February, Goa: India’s online poker giant is organizing country’s biggest live poker tournament series, Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) in Goa from 7th to 11th February 2019.

This five-day mega tournament is an effort by, India’s largest poker site and Deltin Royale, the biggest floating casino in India to provide a platform for the best poker minds to participate and win from a prize pool of more than one Crore.

Adda52 does not limit the players to have a poker experience online; in fact, it extends it to a live environment with tables, dealer, fellow players and the sheer environment.

 The poker enthusiasts will get to sharpen their skills on the tables and put their best strategies to test against the best in the country.

This edition of DPT features five popular categories of poker tournaments – 15K Deep Dive NLH, 3-Seat GTD Main Event Satty, Adda52 High Roller 65K, 35k Main event and 15K Bounty. 

During these enthralling five days, several popular poker pros including renowned Adda52 team pros Kunal Patni, Nikita Luther, Tarun Goyal and Minissha Lamba are expected to participate in the events.

The event is expected to be a grand success building on from the success of the past editions of the DPT. 

The poker circuit in India has grown remarkably in the past couple of years for both online and live games, and tournament poker (live poker) seems to have taken the spotlight.

Speaking about the growth of poker in India, Mohit Agarwal, Founder & CEO of said,

“Live and online poker complement each other quite well. While live poker gives the old school charm of playing poker on the table, the constant accessibility of the platform and volume of players available at any point make online poker super attractive. Apart from the money on offer, the skills, knowledge and expertise that come while maneuvering one's way in the game and competing with extremely talented poker Professionals (Pros) is something that every poker player aspires to and enjoys. Tournaments like these focus on the growth of live poker in India and raising the bar to international standards. It is overwhelming to see how the player base for poker is rapidly increasing every year.”

Poker is generally surrounded by misconceptions around the nature of its game – amount of skill required, amount of money needed to play, impact on day to day life and so on.

Speaking about poker myths, Roland Landers, CEO, All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) said,

“By taking in to account the patience, perseverance, concentration, mathematics knowledge to calculate odds etc. a player needs to possess, Poker justifiably is a game of skill. With continuous practice, one can only improve in the game. There are a lot of people who play for leisure while there are some who have taken it up as a profession. Anybody and everybody can play this game. Money at stake is not the prime criterion as much as the intent is.”

 Talking about the legality of the game, it is quite safe and secure to play poker for real money in India.

Legitimate poker websites like provide safe and secure platforms for an amazing poker experience online and extend the same experience to the live tournaments such as DPT.

2019 will be an important year for the poker industry, in terms of both the online and live poker events.

The country shall see the development of the game as a mainstream skill-based/mind game, played by almost all sections of the society from the youth to businessmen to women to celebrities.

Throwing some light on the 2019 plans of Adda52, Mohit added,

“The goal of our team is to develop the game as a skill-based game played by all, just like chess. Adda52 wants to create maximum opportunity for players to experience the game. Several live and online tournaments like the DPT Xpress, are in progress for an eventful year ahead for all the poker lovers.”