Yesterday, India’s largest poker site – Adda52 hosted ‘Poker Nights with Gayle’, an exclusive Diwali event at Mayfair Banquets in Mumbai. It proved to be a wonderful experience for the poker enthusiasts, who were present at the venue, as they got to enjoy the game of poker with Chris Gayle.
The Universe Boss – Chris Gayle, who recently joined Adda52 as the brand ambassador , considers poker a skill-based game. The West Indian cricket superstar, who picked up poker recently, has been promoting the game actively through social media and various events. With Gayle joining in the game, some amazing things are happening in Indian poker industry, both in online and live arena.
Yesterday, it was a fun-filled poker night with Diwali celebrations all around. People from various parts of the country were seen enjoying the game of poker with their favourite cricketer – Gayle, who is known as the first player in T20 to score 10,000 runs. Prior to the event, there was a small media briefing where journalists from various news channels approached Gayle and Adda52 CEO & Co-Founder – Mohit Agarwal to ask a few questions regarding the event – ‘Poker Nights with Gayle’.
Chris Gayle said, “India has so much to offer and you experience so many new things every day. I am thrilled to be a part of this amazing event. It is astonishing as well as liberating to see the pace at which the poker industry is growing in India and I am delighted to be a part of this revolution by being associated with the leaders in the industry. For me, poker is special because it helps me relax mentally.”
Sharing his thoughts on this unique Diwali poker extravaganza, Mohit Agarwal said, “We are India’s biggest online poker community and so we thought why not celebrate Diwali with our huge poker family. We are pleased to have famous celebrities, Adda52 patrons and all the poker lovers with us today. It is such a pleasure to meet everyone under one roof, enjoying the game around the celebratory vibes.”
Truly, Mumbai was on fire as the ‘Poker Nights with Gayle’ saw some top people playing poker with Gayle, including the Adda52 Celebrity Pro Minissha Lamba, Aditi Bhatia, Rhea Chakraborty, Kanchi Singh and several other famous personalities from the Cricket, Bollywood and Poker world.
The event was live-streamed on Adda52live Facebook Page. Here is the video to give you a glimpse:
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