After a series of speculation when to start and when to not, finally the die has been cast. PokerStars are coming to India from April 17, 2018. Marking the occasion of the Hindu calendar in India, PokerStars is giving away INR 10, 00, 000 as a welcoming gift to all its users.
A special announcement is made on PokerStars website under the heading, “Don’t miss the Welcome Freeroll.” It states that to celebrate the launch of PokerStars India, they are giving away a special free-to-play poker tournament with an INR 10 Lakh as the prize pool. All a user has to do is to download and install the PokerStars India software on their devices and create a player account in their respective server.
Sachiko Gaming Private Limited, a Kolkata based company, which is believed to be a branch of the Mumbai based Sachar Gaming Private Limited, a unit of the Sugal & Damani group. Sugal & Damani thrives in operating Government Licensed Lotteries across India. The Group has really pushed them from just being in the lottery business to making the experience a unique one with designing and developing of technology and operations. Without being limited only to lotteries as their main objective, Sugal & Damani has branched out into a suite of businesses comprising of Commercial Services, Information Technology, Real Estate and more. Each of these enterprises shares a common ideology to provide and maintain the highest standard of quality and service for all its clients.
Sachiko Gaming has got the rights for all the official uses of the logo and brand name in India. The Canada originated company PokerStars has in their mind for a very long time to get into the Indian market and for that they started talks with this Indian Lottery group a couple of months back. According to many sources, PokerStars see the Indian market as one of the pillars for their future because of the 1.3 billion populations of this country will clearly help them in getting more traction. To lure the Indian gamers from the start, PokerStars are also running an early bird registration on their website from April 10th to April 15th, 2018. A whopping amount of INR 3, 00, 000 will be up for grabs for the users during these days.
Changing the way it is played before, PokerStars’ software is believed to revolutionise the online poker gaming industry once and for all. The software can be run on multiple devices, according to the preference of its users. One thing’s has been guaranteed from the gaming company that it will not compromise in the same ground breaking qualities and award winning supports system that have made it one of the fan favourites. It is also providing a free poker learning school for all its users online. It will guide and teach everyone who would choose to learn them. Since, playing poker is now becoming a mainstream career option with this move, it is believed that PokerStars aims to spread its roots to the future of online gaming.