India gets its First Ever 8-Figure Prize Pool Poker Tournament in January 2016

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Deltin Poker Tournament Presented by brings INR 10,000,000 GTD in Main Event

India gets its First Ever 8-Figure Prize Pool Poker Tournament in January 2016One Crore (10 Million) in guaranteed prize pool remains no more a dream for Indian poker players as two of the biggest names in the industry – Deltin Royale Casino and join hands to organize a 6-day poker extravaganza. Deltin Poker Tournament Presented by brings INR 1.5 Crore in guaranteed prize pool across 5 events starting 21st January. The 6-day poker fiesta to be hosted at Deltin Royale Poker Lounge aboard Deltin Royale Casino in Goa will be an extended poker holiday for Indians on the Republic Day weekend.

The tournament brings a mix of No Limit Hold’em Events in various formats like DeepStack and Bounty. The series kicks off with a 5K Warm up Event on 21st January and progresses on to the 100K Main Event on 23rd January. The organizers have kept a separate day for a satellite to the first ever 8-figure Main Event. The Main Event of the tournament will be played in 2 days, hence, crowning the champion on 24th January.  10K NLH Hangover, a Freeze-out event will also be played on 24th January giving ample poker to the players out in Goa on the weekend. Adda52 25K DeepStack tournament will commence on Monday, 25th January and the poker fiesta will culminate with 15K Adda52 Pro Bounty.

2015 saw a revival of tournament scene in India with several events being organized at regular intervals in Goa and Bangalore. The participation level went close to 300 encouraging the organizers to up the guarantees and host bigger series. Deltin Royale Casino, the biggest floating casino of the country and, India’s largest poker site came together to make it a grand start of 2016 for Indian poker lovers.

Top poker pros of India have been regularly playing in the bigger fields for huge prize pools in this decade across the world. Be it Manila or Macau in the east or Las Vegas in the west, Indian poker players have fetched impressive records at the live tournament felt. With Deltin Poker Tournament in January 2016, the entire poker community of the country will get to vie for Crores of prize money. This poker series will bring Goa in the leagues of other Asian poker destinations Manila and Macau where main event prize pools reaches the similar numbers. The recently finished APT Finale saw PHP 7,541,000 in the Main Event prize pool, which converts to INR 10,596,644.

To make Deltin Poker Tournament successful and draw player of every stake level, a wide range of satellites have been laid down. Indian poker lovers can win seats to the DPT events through online satellites at or physical satellites in Deltin Royale Poker Lounge, Goa and Rockets Poker Room, Bangalore.

DPT Jan’16 seems to be an outset of an eventful year for the poker lovers of India as the poker businesses and organizers across the country will definitely look to capitalize on the growing popularity of this game of skill in coming days.

Mukesh Choudhary is the Editor in Chief of, the leading poker news site in India and shares India specific poker news and stories on


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