Adda52.com, India’s largest poker site, has announced the launch of India’s first professional Poker team- ‘Team Spades’ that will represent India and the website at various poker tournaments. This first ever launch of a pro poker team from India can be seen as a historic moment in the Indian poker industry.
Adda52.com sponsored Team Spades consists of poker pros who are an ultimate combination of experienced and talent. This special team features a quartet of players- Aditya Sushant, Amit Jain, Muskan Sethi and Kunal Patni who will work hand-in-hand with Adda52.com to transform and promote poker as a sport in India.
The formal launch of this specially formed team has already made a breakthrough with an Exhibition SnG (SitnGo) Match on February 15. This tournament was played between Adda52 – Team Spades, International Pro Jonathan Little and winner of Fly to Vegas Tourney Sumit Sehgal. After 2 hours of play, Aditya Sushant won this inaugural exhibition match after defeating Kunal Patni in the heads-up. In the near future, Adda52.com will host more such tournaments in which members of Team Spades will play against several WSOP bracelet winners and top pros from international poker circuit.
Let’s have a glimpse of the dynamic, inventive and exuberant Adda52 Team Spades:
Aditya Sushant: Male, 24. India’s best online pro with over $1 million in online poker earnings who also became the first Indian Poker Champion by winning IPC Main Event in Goa in 2010. His ingenious gameplay and consistent performances have paid him magnificent rewards including 2 money-finishes at 2014 WSOP.
Amit Jain: Male, 30. A well-known and accomplished poker player with the best all round poker performance in both online as well as offline games. A businessman by day and poker player by night, this daredevil has made $1 million (total cashes) in online poker. Amit is surely the perfect mix of the best offline player and a versatile online pro.
Muskan Sethi: Female, 25. This poker diva of New Delhi rose to the top of the game in the male dominant poker arena in India in just 3 years of poker career. An adept representative of female power in Indian poker, Muskan has achieved some fabulous success including 55th place finish in a WSOP event last year.
Kunal Patni: Male, 35. A financial wiz turned Poker pro Kunal is a fresh face in Indian poker. This small town (Kohima) lad seized his biggest ever career win in the inaugural event ($2,500 NLHE – Rebuy) of the 2014 Asian Championship of Poker (ACOP), Macau to win the coveted Spadie.
Adda52.com has been promoting poker since its inception with the objective to validate the status of poker as a skill game. With the launch of Team Spades, Adda52.com aims to promote poker in the international arena while simultaneously ensuring that Indian poker is well equipped to meet the challenges of the new millennium.
You can catch Adda52’s Team Spades on the cash tables under the following aliases-
Amit Jain- bblacklegend
Aditya Sushant- A_Sushant
Muskan Sethi- MUSKAAAN
Kunal Patni- KunalPatni