Categories: Poker
June 27, 2018
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Indian Online Poker Championship to return with 7 Crore guaranteed prize pool in 2018 edition

By Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

The second edition of India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) is all set to kickstart soon, Spartan Poker announced.

After a successful finish of the last edition, IOPC will aim for a wider reach this season.

To attract more participants, the flagship tournament this time will be offering a guaranteed prize pool of more than worth INR 7 Crores.

A ten-day fest which comprises of 55 rounds will also reward the winner with the luxury SUV Jeep Compass. Other goodies like Bajaj Dominar 400, an Apple Watch, a Bose Sound Bar along with many cash and prizes will be up for grabs.

The main event and the millionaire event will offer 1 crore each to a lucky winner.

16 featured events promise huge cash prizes and giveaways at various stages of the game.

Speaking about the expectations from the IOPC tournament, Poker Badshah, Amin Rozani, Co-Founder & MD of The Spartan Poker told, “The IOPC tournament is a platform where Poker players from across the world can compete and win in the sport. More than 100 thousand participants participate in tournaments every month and considering the rising awareness about Poker, we are looking forward to an exciting tournament that will entertain us and provide several edge-of-the-seat moments.”

Last year Spartan Poker came up with a “BabajiRaiseTheBarCampaign” which gained immense popularity among the people and it attracted many poker enthusiasts to try their luck in the game.

Would the PokerGuru-Spartan Poker legal tussle affect the IOPC?

The tournament is expected to be conducted smoothly as reportedly, the legal feud between the founder of Spartan Poker, Rajat Agarwal and members of the company’s management team could be reaching a conclusion.

Thus, the poker enthusiasts have got nothing to worry about.

What is the feud about?

The conflict began in December 2016 when Amin Rozani led SpartanPoker.com published a notice on its site stating that the Agarwal-led media and strategy website PokerGuru did not have any control over its activities.

Rozani later clarified in a separate post that PokerGuru were misusing the company’s intellectual property.

Agarwal filed a civil suit against Quadrific Media in the Calcutta High Court, and the new parent company of TheSpartanPoker.com, Spartan Online Pvt. Ltd. whereas Rozani filed a countersuit with the Bombay High Court against Agarwal and his business partners for alleged defamation.

While there has not been any public announcement regarding the settlement, sources indicate that all disputes between the two could have come to an end.

Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

A Writer | A Reader | Above all- A Human Being constantly looking forward to pushing the envelopes!

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