India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) is the largest online poker event in India. Held twice every year, the event draws in huge number of poker players from all over the country. Since its first run in 2016, IOPC has only continued to grow bigger. The 10th edition of IOPC that is scheduled for January 2021 will be a landmark event for the brand.
In 2016, India Poker Championship (IPC) decided to take their live tournaments to the digital felts and thus IOPC was born. The online avatar of IPC, started with a guaranteed prize pool of just INR 8 Lakh for their first edition held in 2016 on Spartan Poker. Since then every subsequent edition has promised a bigger and larger prize pool than the last, delivering every single time. In just a span of five years and nine editions later, IOPC has grown tremendously with almost a 35,000% increase in their GTD. Such a massive growth in a short time is rare and unheard of, further establishing the success of IOPC, making it the most awaited event every year with hundreds of players participating.
While there are plenty of online poker platforms in India, each platform always has something that sets them apart from the rest. For Spartan Poker its their highest guaranteed tournaments, a fact reflected in every IOPC’s guaranteed prize pool. Every year the brand aims to give players the best and most rewarding experience. With the prize pool being the main attraction for any poker tournament, it is no surprise that IOPC’s guaranteed prize pool has always continued to top all previous editions.
As compared to July 2020, with an initial offering of 25 crores, the latest edition offers a bigger GTD of 28 Crore. IOPC held in July 2020 had already made headlines when the initial GTD of INR 25 Crore was announced. But it was the revelation of the final GTD, a whopping INR 32 Crore, that took the cake, surpassing the initial guaranteed prize pool by a total of 7 Crore. This time, IOPC is upping the ante once more by offering players a colossal, guaranteed prize pool of INR 28 Crore.
With IOPC setting the bar even higher, players can be assured that they will surely deliver on their promise. The throne of the IOPC champion awaits only those who are willing to make winning a habit. So, prepare yourself, sharpen your poker skills, and get ready to wear the coveted champion’s crown. For more details on the series, read here.
The new year will be welcomed with open arms as IOPC plans for their biggest edition yet. Poker enthusiasts can expect a lot more coming their way. For updates on the upcoming IOPC Jan 2021 schedule, tournaments, and more, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com.