Poker Sports League Brings In A New Dimension To Sports Entertainment In India

Entertainment | June 12, 2018 | News

Poker Sports League 2018

The season 2 of the world’s first franchise based Poker League saw a breathtaking 5-day finale in Goa in May 2018, with some of the smartest minds representing 11 teams, fighting for a handsome prize pool of 4.5 crores. In order to give every curious mind a glimpse of the excitement and action within this mind sport, the organizers decided to broadcast it exclusively on DSPORT, a premium sports TV channel by Discovery Communications, giving every Indian a chance to learn and explore the game. 

Poker Sports League(PSL) will be first ever telecast initiative to bring Texas Hold Em poker experience of Indian origin to tap into the “next-gen” and millennial audience. The league is at par with some of the best international leagues in terms of format, experience & conduct is cultivating a promising environment for anyone who knows the 'P' of Poker. 

DSPORT will showcase the highlights of the tournament finale fand in an unprecedented and viewer friendly format, PSL uses an “RFID chip” technology to give viewers a first-hand experience of the hands being played at the table as they will be able to see the cards and gauge the moves made by players, making it a very involving and interesting experience. 

With this initiative, Poker will now follow the likes of mainstream sports such as Indian Premier League, Indian Super League, I-League, Pro Kabaddi League and many others, setting up an identity of its own.  

Mr Amit Burman, VC Dabur India and Co-founder Poker Sports League commenting on this exclusive partnership said, " The growing interest of people from across the world is a validation of this league - changing the landscape for Poker in India. Our country being the country of sports fanatics, Poker deserves an equal opportunity to openly build its fan base & have a dedicated property that every poker lover could look up to & dream of being a part of. We are glad to associate with DSPORT as our telecast partners to make this dream a reality where we will give anybody & everybody interested in Poker a chance to experience the game. "

Poker Sports League will be the first ever telecast to bring Texas Hold Em Poker Experience of Indian Origin

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