PokerBaazi has recently announced the first of its kind Indian Micro Poker Series (IMPS) for small and mid-stake poker players. The series will be held from 13th to 26th July.
IMPS will host 120 tournaments over its course of 15 days with buy-ins ranging from INR 100 to 500, allowing easy access to low-stake players. The guarantee at each IMPS tournament is at least 300 times the buy-ins.
During the series, poker players will compete for a total prize pool of a whopping ₹1.5 Crore. Another INR 10 Lakh will be distributed to the winner of the series’ leaderboard.
The four major tournaments of IMPS with guarantees of over 500 times the buy-ins include
INR 2 Lakh GTD (buy-in of ₹200 daily at 8:30 pm), INR 5 Lakh GTD Mini Main Event (buy-in of ₹500; (2 starting flights), INR 10 Lakh GTD Highroller (buy-in of ₹2,000), and INR 20 Lakh GTD Main Event (buy-in of ₹500; 4 starting flights).
Besides cash prizes, players can also win trophies at the Mini Main Event, the Highroller, and the Main Event.
PokerBaazi started running satellite games for the series from 17th June onwards. As per a report in PokerGuru, later this month, PokerBaazi will give away 50 free tickets for three marquee IMPS tourneys on its Facebook and Instagram pages.
PokerBaazi will also soon host the Game Changer series from 1st to 5th July. It’s an INR 2 Crore GTD event with tourneys that have buy-ins of INR 5000. It’s currently running daily satellite games with 90 tickets on the line for the Game Changer series.
In a similar news, PokerStars is also running a low to mid-stake poker event called the Micro Knockout series (June 14 to 21). It’s hosting knockout format tournaments with buy-ins of as low as INR 10. The guaranteed prize pool of the series is INR 1.3 Crore.