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13 Jan, 2017 Goa ordered to decide on 6th casino

In India, the government for the small state of Goa has reportedly been ordered by the Mumbai High Court to make a final decision on a license for a sixth offshore casino within the next four weeks. According to a report from The Times Of India newspaper, the petition for an ultimate de...

Poker

15 Nov, 2016 IPA and Stars Poker Room form Strategic Partnership

In an official statement made earlier this evening, Bengaluru entities Indian Poker Association (IPA) and Stars Poker Room have come together to form a strategic alliance to further the cause of poker in the Garden City. The first step taken by both parties is in regards to the operatio...

Mega Tournaments at Spartan Poker Poker

07 Nov, 2016 Mega Tournaments at Spartan Poker

Tournaments have always been a hot favourite at TheSpartanPoker.com and is in a big way responsible for why the site is considered as one of India’s top online gaming portals. There are tournaments which cater to both small buy-in and bigger buy-in players, so let’s take a look at some ...

Gambling

06 Aug, 2016 New Casino ‘Strike’ launches in Grand Hyatt Goa

One of the India’s largest onshore gaming destination ‘The Strike casino’ was launched on 29 July at The Grand Hyatt Goa, Bambolim with glittering Las Vegas style and glamour of Ibiza which rolled into one as the ribbon was cut and the ‘Dom’ was popped to allow the guests who came from ...

Poker

06 Jul, 2016 Akash Shekhar wins 2.2 lac APT package to Manila

In the recent months, India’s fastest growing online poker site Spartan Poker has launched a number of terrific promotions which not only allow players to make big scores but also allow them to travel to foreign destinations. Take for instance, Pranay Kapoor winning his way to Las Vegas...

The Young And The Restless – Vatsal Thirani (FTRPoker.com) Poker

29 Jun, 2016 The Young And The Restless – Vatsal Thirani (FTRPoker.com)

We speak to Vatsal Thirani, co-founder of FTRPoker.com, a new entrant to the online poker space in India. Interview with Vatsal Thirani, FTRPoker Please tell us a bit about yourself I was born in Gwalior, MP in 1989 where my father was a promoter in a Public Limited HDPE Cement Plastic ...

Mind That Investment - Backing or Staking in Poker Poker

28 Jun, 2016 Mind That Investment – Backing or Staking in Poker

Backing or Staking a player is a common practice in poker but one needs to keep certain things in mind before putting your money on a player. Poker is a relatively unique profession in that many players will borrow money from others in order to continue their careers. The technical term...

PokerBuddies - App-Tastic Poker Buddy Poker

27 Jun, 2016 PokerBuddies – App-Tastic Poker Buddy

A new poker app developed by a couple of Indian IT specialists is looking to ease the way a player can find a game of choice basis his location among other features. In a sea of apps out there, poker players too have a number of them which cater to various aspects of the game. […]

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There are many tournaments that are taking place across various poker platforms. Both Indian and international poker platforms are offering some high value tournaments for poker players, both for pros and newbies. Tournaments series like India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) and Final Table Series are very well-known in the Indian poker circuit. Poker players always look forward to participating in these tournament series as they offer massive guarantees. The poker game as we all know is a very thrilling one.

Aspiring poker players look for poker games through which they can get some great learnings. Online poker took prominence after live tournaments came to a halt due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Online poker news generated had players winning big in these online poker tournaments. All the poker platforms across the globe had to adapt to the new online poker system, owing to the pandemic. Now, everyone who is enthusiastic about poker will play poker online, and will wait till live tournaments are held more frequently.

Good news is that some international poker brands have slowly steadily kick-started getting the live poker tournaments rolling. Many poker players are eagerly looking forward to seeing what the live tournaments feel like in a post lockdown era. The poker news fraternity is also looking forward to covering some action packed poker tournaments.

Poker news is also covered with respect to some major business happenings across the globe. Be it mergers or acquisitions, these business deals include massive money. Readers are intrigued to know how the global poker scene is shaping up with these business deals. The poker platforms are expanding their bases, and gradually adding more value for the players as well.

Poker news is read widely, and makes for some interesting read as well. Poker new sites also cover in-depth analysis of some high value tournaments that are hosted globally. Many poker players take these poker news stories as their study material on a regular basis. Poker news is all the more important as it tells you, which poker platform or poker player is making headlines. The growth of the poker scene, both national and international becomes very crucial to track. 

In India there are some poker platforms that always make headlines. Poker rooms like Spartan Poker, PokerBaazi, Adda52, Natural8, Calling Station, PokerStars India, 9stacks among others always get covered due to the popularity aspect and how poker players flock their sites to play poker.

Poker news also comes from players venturing into different arenas like poker commentary, live-streaming and poker coaching. Many veteran poker players in India have taken to poker coaching as it gives them immense joy to coach budding poker players. Poker news comes from poker tournaments which have an underdog winning poker tournaments that nobody expected. The poker news is always thrilling to read as it covers the complete low down of what went down on various poker felts.

Online poker is also expanding its wings. Earlier poker players preferred the live poker set-up. But, due to the pandemic lockdown, players had to adapt to the regular online poker tournaments. There are many poker sites in India and abroad who are competing daily with each other to make sure that poker news is disseminated quickly and regularly to millions of readers out there.

Gutshot Magazine offers the latest and up-to-date poker news. Readers can find information about poker tournaments, online poker sites, and exclusive stories and a lot more. Readers can also sign-up via Gutshot Magazine to various affiliate brands listed in the website’s poker rooms tab.

Talking about poker news and its importance it is crucial to also look at the legality of the poker game. States like Goa and Sikkim are allowed to have casinos and the union territory of Daman. While other states like Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala and Telangana do not allow online poker. State governments have the right to construct the legislations for their respective states. The legislations are different in various states.

Even after the Supreme Court defining clearly what is a game of chance and what is a game of skill, the state governments have gone ahead to put in place the legislation as per their will. The final ruling to allow or disallow online gaming stays with the head of state. There has been a lot of furore about the state governments making different rulings. The operators in the online gaming industry have specifically voiced their displeasure. In states where online poker is allowed, the online poker platforms have witnessed growth in terms of user base and revenue state the news reports.

Many poker platforms in the country have been steadily witnessing growth as more and more people come on board. The poker tournaments have seen their advertised prize pools getting crushed. The poker fanatics across the country are heavily participating in online poker tournaments. The poker community in India is growing and the number of professional poker players is also seeing a sharp rise. The Indian poker community is making headlines with their winnings and achievements and poker platforms too are making sure that players get a best-in-class experience while playing the poker game.

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