A new online tournament series is currently underway on Pocket52 and Indian poker players will be thrilled with the prize money that is on offer! Over Rs 3 crore in guarantees is up for grabs in the Grand Poker Sprint (GPS), which kicked off on July 1 and will run through to July 31. Players will compete across more than 300 events, taking place daily throughout the month.
Grand Poker Sprint Details
The online festival is headlined by four huge tournaments held daily at certain hours of the day. Pocket Launch takes place at 2pm and guarantees 2 lac. It is followed by the Main Event which is scheduled every 8pm, with a guaranteed prize pool of between Rs 2 lac and 10 lac. The 1.5 lac-guaranteed Pocket Dinner shuffles up at 10pm, while Pocket Aces happens every Sunday at 8pm, featuring Rs 10 lakh in guarantees, the largest prize money on offer at the series.
The month-long schedule is also filled with a wide range of tournaments for players of every level, starting with freeroll tournaments which require absolutely zero investment to enter. Those into micro-stakes can take part in the Rs 11 and Rs 22 buy-in events to take a shot at up to Rs 1000 in guaranteed prize pool.
Other notable tournaments include the Pocket Snacks, High Tea and Pocket Jacks, which also take place daily with guarantees of Rs 30K, Rs 70K, and Rs 60K respectively.
Pocket Queens is scheduled every Monday at 8pm with Rs 2 Lacs guaranteed, while Gladiator plays out every Tuesday and Wednesday, guaranteeing Rs 2.5 Lacs. Pocket Whopper shuffles up every Thursday with Rs 3 Lacs on offer, followed by Pocket Kings on Friday and Saturday which features Rs 5 Lacs in guaranteed prizes.
Apart from the massive guarantees up for grabs, the series also features a dedicated leaderboard, awarding extra prizes to the top finishers and consistent performers. Up to Rs 12 lakh will be given away in the leaderboard race so better participate in as many tournaments and possible and do your best!
Taking part in the Grand Poker Sprint is easy – simply log in to your account on Pocket52, and from there you can join in on the action! You can play these online events using the web-based platform, or through your Android-powered mobile device. If you have yet to register, visit Pocket52, download the software and sign up!
Pocket52 has been hosting monthly tournaments for its growing player base, and the turnout does not disappoint. The online platform is continuing its mission of bringing exciting tournaments and offering huge guarantees to players, providing them with a unique platform where they can improve their skills and win big.
Similarly, the tournaments are also beneficial to Pocket52 from a business standpoint, as they’ve been contributing significantly to the site’s month-on-month growth, according to Pocket52 co-founder and CEO Nitesh Salvi. The company is also planning to give away more prizes via social media; the details will be announced soon.
Pocket52 Continues To Grow Brand
Pocket52 is one of the leading real-money online poker platforms in India, founded in 2018. It offers popular poker games and variants, including No-Limit Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha, played in both cash games and tournaments. Pocket52 has been striving to improve its offerings in order to provide an excellent poker gaming experience to its customers. Its mission is to spearhead innovation in the world of online poker and bring out the best in the players on the platform.
Among its unique features is its built-in cryptographically secured RNG, the first of its kind in India. Recently, the company secured $1.75 million in funding from game publisher Gameskraft. Pocket52 will use the funding to strengthen its technology framework, in order to attract more customers and clients.
The company also collaborates with other online gaming companies, enabling players across different platforms to play together in real time. Pocket52 is owned and operated four serial entrepreneurs Saurav Suman, Satyam Verma, Debashis Bhattacharjee, and current CEO Salvi.