Gutshot Magazine believes in highlighting the good work done by poker players, online rummy pros, gamers and RMG brands. The Indian poker circuit, fantasy sports, rummy and online gaming brands hosted fundraisers, made donations and also hosted charity tournaments to provide some relief to those struck by the adversity of COVID-19.
The flourishing online gaming industry came to the fore during the first wave as well as the second wave to help the nation battle the COVID-19 pandemic. The June edition of the Gutshot e-magazine is full of intriguing stories that delves into the details of how the RMG industry fought valiantly with the odds presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gutshot Magazine believes in turning everyday poker players, online rummy pros, and gamers into heroes. Despite the global pandemic, the thriving Indian poker, fantasy sports, rummy, and gaming brands raised funds, hosted streaming sessions online, performed fun tasks on the internet to raise funds to fight the battle against the virus.
Generous contributions were made by players, operators from the online poker industry, fantasy sports, and esports brands as well. Several online poker tournaments were conducted which contributed towards the COVID-19 relief work.
Flip through the first few pages and you will come across important news and our perfectly weaved cover story with actor cum poker player Siddhanth Kapoor. This talented actor is an ambassador for the ‘Find a bed’ initiative and he also hosted a tournament called ‘Poker for a cause’ on PokerHigh. Not only that, but you will also come across interviews with Pete Chen, Natural8’s Team Hot ambassador, Abhishek Aggarwal and Shivam Rao, founders of Trinity Gaming, Rahul Bhatia and Govind Agarwal, from RVOnline Gaming among others.
Poker platforms like Spartan Poker conducted the COVID-19 Futuristic tournament, Natural8, Asia’s leading online poker room, organized a fundraiser and donated $40,000. PokerBaazi came up with the O2 initiative and invited all its players to contribute for the noble cause.
We wrote about your favourite players and brands from the real money gaming industry, which rose to the occasion and provided aid for those struck by the brutal pandemic. The contributions of these organizations and individuals will not only make you respect this industry more, but will also inspire you in many ways.
The June 2021 edition of the e-magazine will keep you engaged till the very end. Take a look at how the poker players and gamers turned into warriors for those in need. All you have to do is subscribe to Gutshot’s e-magazine. It’s FREE. Gutshot’s 2021 June e-magazine is out now!
Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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