The Poker Sports League (PSL) has roped in Dylan “ImaLucSac” Linde as the first wildcard entrant for PSL Season 2. The RunItOnce coach – Linde will be representing the Goan Nuts in season 2.
Recently, the PSL hired the Chess Grandmaster – Viswanathan Anand as their brand ambassador, and this week, they have announced Dylan “ImaLucSac” Linde the first of a series of wildcard entrants.
Dylan Linde is the coach of the world’s leading poker training website – The RunItOnce. He has won around $1.7 million playing live (including a WSOP Circuit gold ring), and close to $6 million playing online under ‘ImaLucSac’. He will represent the Goan Nuts in season 2 of the Poker Sports League.
Talking about this new development, Linde told his 1.8k Twitter followers that he was delighted to have the opportunity to visit a new part of the world while helping to grow poker in the region.
“Helping our team achieve victory in this league filled with pros and lovers of the game will be a challenge,” tweeted by Linde.
The PSL Season 2 is going to be even bigger and better. It will comprise of 12-teams of 10-players, including 1 mentor, 2 pro players, 2 live qualifiers, 3 online qualifiers, and 2 wild-card entrants. What makes it even more exciting is the fact that it boasts a prize pool of INR 3.6 Crore, which is an increase from the previous edition. And hold on, the season 2 will be aired on television!
The PSL Live and Online qualifiers are currently underway and the final team line–ups will be announced in the month of April 2018. The grand finale will be held in Mumbai in May 2018. In season 1, it was the ‘Delhi Panthers’ emerging the champion and winning INR 1.5 crore in the top prize money.
The PSL Season 1 proved to be a grand success. More than 4.5 million people watched the Season 1 action live on Facebook and more than a million people tuned in to watch the final match alone.
Talking about the season 1, the PSL co-founder – Amit Burman said that it was a little trailer compared to what they have in store in the future. So, gear-up for a bigger edition of India’s biggest league- PSL!