Poker in India is rising and now with Chris Gayle aka ‘ The Universe Boss’ joining hands with India’s largest poker site – Adda52, the game gets an added boost. The West Indian Cricket superstar – Gayle symbolizes both fun and success and is long known to support the mind sport. The hard-hitting batsman, who is currently a part of Indian Premier League (IPL) Kings XI Punjab team, has a huge fan following in India. Taking the advantage of his popularity in the country, Adda52 has signed him as their brand ambassador and he will be promoting company’s brand activities and campaigns.
The Jamaican cricketing powerhouse – Gayle, who attended the Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) Colossus Super High Roller Series held in April 2018 at Deltin Royale Casino in Goa as the poker brand’s ambassador, will be promoting all future editions of Deltin Poker Tournament. Besides, he will also be actively promoting Adda52’s fantasy sports platform called LeagueAdda. To celebrate this association with Gayle, Adda52 has launched a marquee online tournament called Gayle Storm with a massive guarantee of INR 50 Lac. The event takes place tomorrow, 5th August.
Commenting on this association with Gayle, Mohit Agarwal, Co-founder & CEO of Adda52, said, “We are excited to have Chris as our brand ambassador as this will go a long way in improving the awareness of our brand and the game overall. Moreover, this will also help the people relate more with poker and re-emphasize the fact that Poker is a skill-based game which offers fun & thrill at the same time. We are the poker pioneers in India and look forward to many more users on Adda52’s award-winning platform.”
Gayle also seemed very excited about his new role and said, “I’m really glad to be a part of Adda52! I have been playing recreationally poker for a while now. I have a special relationship with the people of India. Adda52’s name is synonymous with online poker in India – it was an immediate yes from my side. It’s amazing to see the growing passion for poker in India and I would love to be a part of this journey.”
Adda52 Team Pro and India’s first female WSOP bracelet winner – Nikita Luther also welcomed Gayle to the Adda52 family, saying, “Many people in the country are quite passionate about poker. Chris’s association with Adda52 will improve the awareness about the game and I am very excited about it.”