Adda52.com, India’s largest poker site has tied up with World Poker Tour® for an exclusive license of products and services in India. Indian poker players will now have an opportunity to qualify for select WPT events held around the globe via official satellites on the Adda52 website. Moreover, Adda52 will be the official partners of WPT in India and the company has rights to distribute WPT videos and create WPT merchandise in the country.
With the announcement of association with WPT, Adda52 has also launched the inaugural promotion where Indian players can qualify for $1,000,000 guaranteed WPT National Main Event. An array of online satellites for this tournament will begin on 19th April. Players from India along with Adda52 Pro LIVE – Amit Jain, Kunal Patni and Madan Kumar will fly to UK to play this tournament at Dusk Till Dawn Poker & Casino, Nottingham starting 19th May.
Adda52 is organizing step satellites of only Rs 250 which sets a roadway to a poker player’s dream of playing WPT Main Event and win from $1,000,000 GTD prize pool. One can also directly play Rs 3,500 satellite to win an entry to the WPT National Main Event. All players who qualify for the tournament will get a package worth Rs 1.25 Lacs which includes entry fee for the tournament and flight tickets. A Super satellite on 1st May brings an opportunity to win entry ticket to 4 events of the series including Main Event with a cumulative prize pool of $1,045,000 and the flight tickets.
“The association with World Poker Tour comes at a very crucial time in India,” said Anuj Gupta, Founder & CEO of Adda52.com. “There is a poker boom and the Indian poker community is looking for a better tournament experience. With this tie-up, we want the poker community to be exposed to International standards of poker with better structures, well-defined tournaments, and the knowledge WPT brings to the table.”
Here’s a look at the Online Satellite Schedule:
|TOURNAMENT||DATE/ TIME||ENTRY FEE||PRIZE POOL|
|WPT UK $1Million Satellite||23rdApr|30th Apr|7thMay|14th May @ 11 PM||Rs.3500||Ticket for WPT|
|WPT UK Step Satellite||19thApr-14th May*@ 5 PM & 11 PM||Rs.250||Ticket for WPT UK $ 1Million Satellite|
|WPT Deadline Step||23rdApr | 30thApr |7thMay|14thMay @ 5 PM & 9 PM||Rs.350||Ticket for WPT UK $1Million Satellite|
|WPT Super Satellite||1st May @ 10 PM||Rs.11000||WPT 4 Events Ticket|
|WPT Deadline Satellite||29thApr |30thApr |1stMay @ 7 PM||Rs.1100||Ticket for WPT Super Satellite|