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KhelPlay Poker Fiesta rocks IIT Bombay

| Updated on January 09, 2018
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Players Enjoying Poker Night at IIT Bombay Campus
Players Enjoying Poker Night at IIT Bombay Campus

KhelPlay hosted a one of a kind Poker Tournament at IIT Bombay that saw huge participation. The Poker Night Event which was conducted at IIT Bombay’s Avenues 2017 Annual Fest of SJSSOM held at 27th-29th Oct 2017 witnessed lots of bright IITians engaged in wonderful skill game of Poker. Onlookers that primarily belonged to the Management Division of IIT Bombay were treated to a veritable Poker feast as Players battled each other in Hold’em style in Pot Limit Games involving varying Stakes. Such was the grandeur and allure of the Poker Night event that players from wide-ranging domains joined in big numbers and took to it in a big way.
Online Poker in India has witnessed a surge of interest of late among audiences located in different parts of the country. The major interest has stemmed from Entrepreneurs, IT Professionals, Analyst, Sports person, etc. There has also been a steady stream of Players joining professional Poker leagues that are being conducted in different parts of the country. KhelPlay’s online Poker platform allows Players to enjoy different variants of the game such as Texas Hold’em, Omaha Pot Limit, Omaha Hi-Lo, Blaze and Razz among others. All the games can be played with varying stakes and can be enjoyed in Tournament format as well.
Mr. Shubhendra Chauhan Coordinator at IIT Bombay’s Avenues 2017 said, “Most of my batch mates are charmed by the game of Poker because it mimics real-life problems we encounter during study. Devising Strategies, Reasoning and Bankroll Management are intrinsic to playing this game. Hence, it wouldn’t be wrong in saying that the game of Poker equips us with skills that are required to negotiate life.”
Having found pride of place even in the curricula of renowned Universities such as Harvard, California, Brown and Stanford it remains to be seen whether premier Indian Institutions would likewise embrace it and make it part of their rich curricula. Head of Marketing KhelPlay, Mr. Siddharth Gupta said “Poker in India has been witnessing widening interest and it is the next big wave to hit Indian Gaming market. Poker industry may witness record-breaking growth in upcoming year and expected size of Poker gaming market is more than $220 million by 2018.”
Alongside Poker, KhelPlay’s card gaming sibling, KhelPlay Rummy has also been gaining popularity in the country. 13 cards Online Rummyin its various forms - Pool, Deal and Points can be played through both Mobile App and Desktop at KhelPlay Rummy. Players can also enjoy the 21 Card Indian Rummy version at KhelPlay Rummy. Just a few months back, KhelPlay Rummy’s Mobile App crossed the 1 Million Download mark. About KhelPlay and KhelPlay Rummy
KhelPlay and KhelPlay Rummy, by Sachar Gaming Private Limited, is the leading online skill-based cards playing destination in India where rummy games can be played on PC, Tablet and Mobile – Android and iOS. In a span of less than five years, it has made a name for being a fair gaming platform where the player's interest is always central and responsible gaming practices are strictly adhered to. Both KhelPlay and KhelPlay Rummy hold certifications from renowned accreditation agencies, iTech Labs, Australia and eCogra, UK for the gaming software deployed across all its platforms. Players can participate in different game variants and win handsome rewards by playing both cash games and tournaments. KhelPlay prides itself in being the safest, the most entertaining and highly rewarding online skill-based cards playing destination in India and aims to be etched as the trusted online poker platform for millions of poker enthusiasts across the country.

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Published on October 31, 2017

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