Online poker is becoming a popular game in India and gambling portals have started generating profit in the country. Hundreds of new players are joining real money poker sites every month and according to the reports and the player’s statistics, the number will grow in future as well.
Rajat Agarwal, the chief executive and cofounder of Spartan Poker said that “it is quite difficult to estimate the size of online poker in India”, but as per we know the industry is gaining popularity.
As per we know the revenue for online poker companies currently available in India are in millions and it is just a matter of time, when it will grow more than that.
Many techies and professional from different sectors who were not aware of the game and internet based gaming are now checking out these games at their own place or at their computers.
That’s why an Indian Online gaming Adda52 was taken over by a hospitality company Delta Corporation, which operates casinos and resorts in Goa for Rs 155 crore.
Aditya Agarwal, the Kolkata based professional poker player is a well known personality who started playing professional poker a decade ago when he was in United States said that India has only about 1,000 pro poker players and most of them are male.
But Agarwal is quite clear that the Indian market has a great potential to lead online poker gaming sector on its own.
He said that it is now very common to hear and read that someone has won thousand to many thousands of dollars while playing at online poker tournament and I’m very happy about this. Agarwal made headlines in July last year when he won $96,445 from the world series of poker Las Vegas.
In India States like Goa and Sikkim allow legal casino gambling and many others are in line to make this possible, by passing resolutions in their respective state assembles.
States like Karnataka, West Bengal and Nagaland have made their points clear that poker is a kind of skill game.