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Adda52, being a reputed poker brand of Gaussian Networks Pvt. Ltd., will tie up with WPT. With this partnership, WPT will conduct a tournament ‘WPTDeepStacks India’ in India.
The founder and CEO of Adda52, Anuj Gupta said, “WPTDeepStacks India will be an exceptionally unique event since the tournament will be held onboard a floating ship.” He further added, “As poker’s premier mid-major tournament circuit, WPTDeepStacks is the perfect fit for the Indian poker community.” On 8th May, WPT had officially declared the WPT India Player of the Year Award.
The vice president of global tour management in WPT, Angelica Hael said in a release, “With a burgeoning poker community in a country with a population of more than 1.3 billion, India is one of the most important territories in the global poker landscape.” She also told the media, “Together with our partner Adda52.com, the WPT looks forward to not only sharing the WPT experience through the expansion of WPTDeepStacks to the region, but also giving Indian players incremental value with the WPT India Player of the Year award.”
The WPTDeepStacks India tournament will be held from 7th November to 13th November. WPT will host the $1000 Main Event, the main qualifying event for WPT India Player of the Year Award.
The players taking part in the 2 Deltin Poker Tour Goa events: the $540 Main Event to be held from 20th July to 24th July, and $540 Main Event from 6th September to 11th September, can also qualify for the WPT India Player of the Year Award. Both of these events will be rake free. They will take place in Deltin Royale Casino.
The player who secures the top position will receive $5,000 buy-in-credit for WPT and the other designated events at Deltin. However, more qualifying events may also be announced at a later date. The scores of players will be calculated on the basis of their finishing position, number of players participating in the tournament and buy-in amount.