Dabur scion Amit Burman and Adda52 promoted Poker Sports League (PSL) has announced the launch of Season 3 of the league that will be held from November 2019-March 2020. The league will have a total prizepool of Rs. 4 crores, as per the organisers.
According to the company’s press release, the free to enter online qualifiers for the event will be powered by Adda52 and held from November 2019-February 2020.
Physical qualifiers for the main event are also set to be held across four major cities in India – New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Kolkata.
Founder of PSL, Amit Burman has also vouched to invest an additional US$ 2 million in the league to scale up the event.
Commenting on the announcement of Season 3, Burman noted, “The Poker Sports League is a pioneer in the world of poker where current and potential poker players from across the globe come together on a unified platform, and have the chance to actually enjoy the beauty of a mind-skill sport.
Owing to the tremendous response and popularity of the first two seasons, we are delighted to launch the third season of the Poker Sports League which will see much larger spends on our part compared to previous editions. With a total prize-pool of over INR 4 crores, both amateur and professional poker players will have the opportunity to showcase their skills to win big, and at the same time, learn to play responsibly with the introduction of a first-of-its-kind coaching system which will guide the players.”
CEO and co-founder of PSL, Pranav Bagai added, “With the launch of the third season of the Poker Sports League, we aim to bring a bigger and better platform for poker players. With an increase in the number of members per team, we want to provide amateur players with the opportunity to learn, enjoy and succeed with the use of their mind and skills.
The league has received a great response, not just from India, but from people across the globe, and it gives me great joy that we are also going to be the only company in India to produce poker shows in our state-of-the-art production studios in Goa.”
The second season of PSL was held onboard the Deltin Royale Casino in Goa in May 2018, with the Goan Nuts winning the league and Rs. 2 crore prize money. Total prize money of Rs. 4.5 crores was distributed in Season 2 of the league.
The promoters of PSL have announced the third edition after a 16 month hiatus.