June 1, 2020
Over the last few years, the poker community in India has increased two-folds and the game has really gone from something played by only a handful of people to filling casinos and crushing massive guarantees of every major online/live tournament! There are always those players in such competitive fields who stand out than the rest
The Economic Times recently reported the details of how the biggest gaming companies in the country have been enjoying an incredible surge in engagement, sign-ups and traffic due to the lockdown. The report also indicated a rise in the number of big spending gamers in this period as well. Rajan Navani, CEO of JetSynthesys, maker
ωInvestment banking platform, Maple Capital Advisors, in a recent press report, have stated that the Indian Online Gaming market is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22% with a growth of 41% annually predicted! This incredible growth is down to the rise in digital infrastructure, smartphone usage and of course the variety
Most of us have played a lot of different types of card games growing up. PokerShots has a cool list of card games for you which we used to play during our childhood for you to play during quarantine and refresh/relive those memories! We all used different names for the games but once you read
March 6, 2020
Ujjwal Narwal leads PPL HighRoller (50L GTD) Final Table, the FT is scheduled to take place in Goa. Read the blog to find out about all the winners from Day 7 of the PokerBaazi Premier League!
Digvijay Singh Lamba ships The Pride for INR 8,25,219. Read the blog to find out about all the winners from Day 5 of the PPL!
Vaibhav Sharma makes an impressive win in PPL Day 5 The Endeavour for INR 8.76 Lakhs. Check out the Blog for more information.
Day 4 of the PPL! Arjanveer Chadha ships The Bout for INR 5 Lakhs, exciting poker tournaments and BIG winners! Check out the Blog for more information.
March 2, 2020
DPTXpress's 2020 first edition came to an end with Tanmai Relwani shipping 10K Bounty event for ₹2.8L, Abhishek Sharma claiming the DeepStack Turbo for ₹2.7L and Deepak Raina's eyes on the show stopper of the event making his way to win the Main Event for a mammoth ₹7Lakhs. Congratulations to all the winners of the
February 29, 2020
The PokerBaazi Premier League started off on the 28th of February with a bang! The PPL is a marquee poker series featuring massive guarantees and prizes. The Day 1 of PPL received an overwhelming 2189 entries across all 6 tournaments held on the day. PPL 2020 features the largest ever prize-pool for a 10 day online
February 28, 2020
The 2020 DPT Xpress February Burn N Turn Event took place on the 27th of February with a starting field of 197 entries. Anish Juwarkar was one of the favourites to take home the title and he didn’t disappoint. Entering the Final Table with a stack of 180,000, Anish was one of the short stacks
February 27, 2020
JIO and Online Gaming? A match made in Heaven? Read the blog to know what Mukesh Ambani has said about Jio entering the Gaming Industry!
February 20, 2020
Deltin Making Moves! The Biggest Gaming Company in India is going International and opening their first International Casino in Marriott Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal! Read the blog to know more about their latest venture!
Kshitij Kucheria may look like he’s just stepped foot in the world of poker but this player has got more tricks up his sleeve than you would think! Read on to know Kucheria’s exciting poker journey, right from the PSL days in Goa to shipping the recent BPT Big Bounty Event.
February 17, 2020
After shipping the BPT ₹20K PLO (Turbo), Tanmai Relwani knows no bounds when it comes to poker. The Pokershots team sits with the professional for an exclusive interview where he talks to us about all things poker. Tap on the link to read more.
February 14, 2020
Here we sit with the man who’s done it all, PokerBaazi CEO Navkiran Singh. Singh is an avid poker player along with being the torch bearer for his company. Shortly after his recent BPT HighRoller win, we get to learn a whole other side of the player/entrepreneur. Read on to know more.
February 11, 2020
He has been a crusher, a challenger and an avid learner of poker since his college days India Poker Championship ‘20 Main Event Champion, Rubin Labroo knows more than a thing or two about poker. The scaling up doesn’t stop just here. Don’t be shy to know a little something about this emerging champion!
February 10, 2020
The IPC January 2020 series witnessed a whole lot of female participation from all over the country, be it B-town celebs, regular players, professionals and even newbies. Read more to know who all attended the event and who managed to take home grand cash prizes!
February 10, 2020
It wasn’t really an easy feat for a player like Ashish Ahuja to switch his profession from a lawyer and turn into a professional poker player full time. Read on to know the little ins and outs of Ahuja’s life story as a poker player.
February 7, 2020
Devang Yadav knows how to rule the field. And with this in-depth conversation we have with the MTT specialist and BPT’20 MegaStack champion, we get to know a lot more about the player and his virtues.
February 5, 2020
Having a one-on-one with the recent IPC Head Hunter Champion, Prajit Ghambir where he speaks with us about his poker journey, the difficulties he faced throughout as well as how his family has supported him for his profession choice.
Here we take a seat with our very own BPT Main Event Winner, Gautam Sachdeva as he narrates to us his journey with poker, the challenges he faced during his journey, and his plans on playing LIVE internationally, after winning live titles in the domestic circuit.
January 27, 2020
PokerBaazi just announced a prestigious tournament series, National Poker Series – an endeavour to expose the reach of live poker to the masses. The series will take place in the PokerBaazi LIVE room in Casino Pride 2, Goa from 29th April to 5th May 2020 with top 2 in the leaderboard winning an all-expense paid
The BPT 2020 Edition witnessed its first series opener INR 10K Kick-Off Event declaring a winner. Ashish Ahuja took down the Title with a grand prize of INR 6.18 Lakhs, eliminating Sriharsha Doddapaneni to 2nd place. The INR 15K Big Bounty Event also happened to create a 9-handed Final Table with Gangadhar Raaj in a
January 4, 2020
Day 2 of the Baazi Poker Tour’s 2020 online edition kicked off yesterday at 7 PM. We’ve rounded up all updates of the tournament, comprising of the 2 events and their winners. Stay tuned for more!
December 31, 2019
The year 2019 in the poker calendar has been an intense one. As we look forward to the start of a new decade, let’s look back at everything that happened this past year. We’ve curated our top 4 interviews of 2019, featuring industry leaders, big winners and upcoming players in the poker circuit.
November 20, 2019
PokerBaazi never shies away from promoting ‘the bigger the better’ motto. So once again, they’re bringing back the Baazi Poker Tour with its third edition this New Year in Goa, featuring a prize pool guarantee you haven’t seen before. Be sure not to miss out on this one!
November 13, 2019
Beach is his paradise and poker is his life, in talks with India's professional poker player Abhishek Goindi on his poker journey, pokerbootcampindia, structuring mindset of the poker students and much more.
October 23, 2019
In an exclusive interview with Poker Dangal Team Pro and Poker Boot Camp Coach Tanay Hargunaney about his great initiative of Poker Boot Camp in India with the achievements and future plans with the camp.
We started PokerShots with the vision to become the biggest media platform in the Poker space and I’m glad we have achieved it in these last few years. Here on, we aspire to be the one stop shop for everything Poker whether its news, events, merchandise, rake back deals and more.
As of today, the gaming industry is one of the most promising markets and has a lot to offer. Keeping this in mind, we launched the very platform to provide up-to-date knowledge, game play know how, an online store, the biggest of world poker events, and anything and everything related to poker to an ever-growing audience. We can’t wait to see where this platform takes us!