One of India’s leading and fastest-growing mobile gaming companies Octro Inc. announced a worldwide launch of an immersive 3D poker app named ‘Octro Poker.’ Octro Inc. has ranked No.1 when it comes to player spends (India HQ) by App Annie, an expert firm in app industry analytics.
Octro Poker will be available to play in real-time in modes like Blind Poker, 5 Card Poker, Slots in the Texas Hold’em variant. It will also include 3D visuals, player customizations, private tables supported by voice chat, detailed player statistics, poker tournaments and rewards.
Octro Inc. runs the largest 3 card casino mobile game in India called TeenPatti with funding from Sequoia Capital. Saurabh Aggarwal, Founder & CEO, Octro Inc. says, “Our vision is to build Octro Poker as a destination for #allthingspoker. The game has been designed for the worldwide market, with special focus on private tables (home games) with voice chat, where players can choose to play only with their friends. Game and player statistics (VPIP, PFR, Raise/Fold% etc.) that we show at the end of every game on a private table is an industry-first practice even when compared globally. We will soon be launching multi-table tournaments and private clubs.”
— Octro Poker (@OctroPoker) April 30, 2021
In recent times, people’s participation in online games has increased tremendously and this has also helped revive online poker. Since lockdowns and social distancing rules came into effect, the number of people playing poker online increased by more than 50% in some countries. Online poker is also witnessing a growth of new players who are interested in playing the game online. The number of first time poker players also increased by 200% during the given period.
According to the August 2020 Global Market Insights report, the online gambling market size exceeded $ 55 billion during the year 2019 and is expected to flourish at 16.5% CAGR between 2020 and 2026. It is expected to reach $ 160 billion by 2026. A lion’s chunk in this market is owned by online poker and it promises to grow even more in future.
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