PokerDangal joins PSL as co-owners of Kolkata Kings!

Posted On 17 Dec, 2019 0

Poker is on the rise in India for a decade now and entering different avenues with high guarantees and new leagues being introduced by several platforms in the country. One such league is the Poker Sports League (PSL) which inaugurated in 2016. Being India’s first poker league, it offers an opportunity to sportify the game of poker through a unique team-based format.

After the grand success of PSL Season 2 which also announced four more teams back in 2018. The third edition is fast approaching and with this an online poker platform, that quite frequently hosts a variety of exciting and cash-rich promotions, PokerDangal made a noteworthy announcement of its association with the PSL as co-owners of the Kolkata Kings.

PokerDangal’s step towards joining hands with Kolkata Kings and bind with PSL will definitely uplift the poker scenario in India as PSL has tremendous viewership and followings, this healthy and enormous traffic will prove valuable for both PokerDangal and the growth of poker. One of the other reasons intended for the collaboration is the outstanding performance of Kolkata Kings in the past seasons which made the company even more thrilled to join hands.

On co-owning Kolkata Kings in the PSL, Founders of PokerDangal Varun Puri and Varun Mahna, said, “The PokerDangal Team has always made efficient efforts to take the game to mass population and position poker as a game of skill; therefore, we couldn’t have found any better opportunity than the Poker Sports League. With its popularity among Poker lovers in India, we’ll get a chance to promote the game at a greater level. And talking about Kolkata Kings, what a great team it is! We are so happy to be participating in the Poker Sports League,” further expressing, “There is no doubt in the fact that we aim to find great talent and nurture them to build a very strong squad with a mix of experience and youth. We also aim to bring international talent for this year’s event. It is a real pleasure to be a part of this mega event.”

PSL allows a combination of professionals and amateurs in respective teams. Anyone with the slightest knowledge of poker can play on the site or online poker games to secure a place in this championship of India for free. However, with this announcement, PokerDangal desires to take the game to a different level for the masses to become much more aware and initiate a brand-new voyage to redefine poker in the country.

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