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National Poker Series set to return with second edition on 6 March

Poker platform PokerBaazi.com will serve as hosting partner for the series.

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Mumbai: National Poker Series (NPS) India is set to return with its second edition on 6 March. The series has announced a prize pool of Rs 18.5 crore for 84 tournaments across 15 days. Homegrown poker platform PokerBaazi.com will continue as the hosting partner for the NPS.

This year’s edition will see #IndiaKhelegaPoker as its theme, calling out the c enthusiasts across the country to celebrate the game. The tournament series offers both new and experienced poker players an equal chance to win gold, silver, and bronze medals, as well as the renowned title of national poker gold medalist, said the statement.

 

Additionally, NPS Podium finishers will get to play the world's biggest international poker event in Las Vegas, USA, it added.

“After the huge success of its first season, which saw a record-breaking entry from across the demographics and geographies, we are all excited and set to welcome the new players with the launch of the second edition of NPS," said Baazi Games (parent group of PokerBaazi.com) founder and CEO Navkiran Singh. "This series is all about establishing poker as a sport in India while unveiling the hidden poker talent this country has to offer.”

With 252 medals on the line to be awarded to podium finishers in all 84 tournaments and three NPS Podium medals for the three finishers with the highest medal tallies, this year’s NPS will yet again have Golden Rush as one of its marquee events.

The qualifier tournaments, also known as satellite tournaments, have already commenced from 15 January, paving a path to play and win tickets to NPS events.

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