India's most prestigious and distinguished poker event, Indian Poker Championship (IPC) is set to announce a virtual poker series - Final Table Series (FTS).
The Indian Poker Championship was being operated at the offshore casino of Big Daddy in Panjim Goa.
The online event kicked off on 16 November and will continue for a week till 23 November.
Total Prize Money of Rs. 8 Crore GTD (guaranteed prize pool).
The first-ever Indian online virtual poker event will have a whopping Rs. 8 Crore GTD up for grabs.
The Winner of the FTS Main Event will be rewarded with an 18K gold and diamond-studded Medallion, along with Rs. 10 L sponsorship from IPC, certificate and hampers. The winners of FTS feature tournaments will win an 18K Gold Medallion along with certificates and hampers. Winners of other FTS tournaments will receive a Silver Medallion, certificates and hampers.
"We are pleased to announce the first-ever live streaming poker series of India - Final Table Series with exciting rewards for poker players. With the ongoing pandemic, we wanted to provide our players with a unique gaming experience that allows them to play as well as watch the game live. We are confident that the series will acquire the best-skilled players across the country, ensuring a chance to compete by levelling up the game." said Amin Rozani, Managing Director of Spartan Poker.
The final tournament of each day will have international commentators as part of the commentary panel. UK's top poker player Sam Razavi, two-time WSOP bracelet winner Kevin Macphee will be joined by Indian pros like Radhika Shankar, and Ramesh Thotapalli.
The event will be streamed live on Indian Poker Championship's official YouTube channel. It will also be streamed via crossposts on IPPA, Sportskeeda, Poker Guru, Gutshot, Pokershots, Poker Launcher, IPCC, IPS, IPB, Spartan Official, Spartan Poker, and Indian Poker Championship Website among others.
The demand for online multiplayer gaming is on the rise and it is a great opportunity for Poker to enter the virtual scene in India as well. and what better way than hosting the Indian Poker Championship
The event is expected to draw a sizeable audience and participation from India and the rest of the world.Published 17 Nov 2020, 22:51 IST