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Voot ties up with Poker Sports League for docu-reality series on Poker

The series-Pocket Mantra will be available on Voot from 16 July.

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Mumbai: Streaming platform Voot on Thursday announced its partnership with Poker Sports League to launch and host the first-ever docu-reality Series on Poker in India - Poker Mantra. The series presented by Pocket52 will be exclusively available on the AVOD platform starting Friday, 16 July

The five-part docu-reality series, Poker Mantra directed by Sreetama Ray will take the viewers through the story of Poker in India, along with interviews of renowned poker and mental coaches, league teams, and sponsors who believe in the future of poker. 

Minds Sports League, co-founder, and CMO, Sidharth Mishra said the series aims to break common misconceptions around poker and throw light on the past, present & future of poker in India. “Our supervising producer, Karan Vig, overcame unseen challenges while filming during Covid times, but we managed to get virtual as well as live shoots completed with prominent poker players such as Kanishka Samant, Kunal Patni, Romit Advani, Abhinav Iyer, Abhishek Goindi, Niharika Bindra, Muskan Sethi, the reality series will educate viewers on the important life lessons of money management learned through poker,” said Mishra.

Speaking about the association, Viacom18 Digital Ventures, head-AVOD, Chanpreet Arora said, “At Voot, we have always worked towards providing content that is differentiated and engaging to connect with our users. The unique concept of Poker Mantra will educate enthusiasts about the nuances of the game and create visibility for the sport. Our association with Poker Sports League is also an opportunity to bring new users to the platform. We are looking forward to offering more such unique and innovative content for our viewers at Voot.”

The series will also interview players like Kanchan Sharma, Rajat Sharma, Aniket Pradhan, Harshit Jaiswal, and Nitin Dhamija, Mahima Das Walia, and Radhika Shankar, who will share how one can ace their game by studying and practising thoroughly.

Speaking about the journey of Poker in India, Pocket52 founder and CEO, Nitesh Salvi said, “At Pocket52, we strive to give our players a better gaming experience. It was indeed a proud moment for us to get associated with Poker Sports League Season three as the Title Sponsor. Now we are delighted to say that this momentous virtual docu-series of the tournament is all set to be broadcast on Voot, for the first time in India. We are sure that the thrill of the game will keep all the poker enthusiasts on their feet, and this will be a great learning experience for all. The thrill of real-money gaming, when blended into a classically crafted docu-reality series, is sure to entertain millions of our players across its online poker gaming platform in India.”

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