Spartan Poker has announced that Nikita Luther has joined the company as a Team Pro.
India's first and only World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, Luther had been a brand ambassador for Adda52 since 2016 but has now returned to Spartan. She was previously part of the Thrill Poker team.
Luther has been associated again with Spartan since February when she was spotted playing on the online platform and finished fourth in the Millionaire Legends for RS. 24.13 Lakhs. Luther also hosted 'Pinkvilla Goes Live' in partnership with Spartan in April.
Quoted at PokerGuru, Luther said: "I am thrilled to join the Spartan Poker family. They are the most innovative online poker platform in the country, and I am looking forward to working with them to help grow awareness about this beautiful game in the country. I am glad to be part of such a dynamic and prestigious brand."
And there was good news for poker fans with Spartan Poker also revealing that their much-awaited online series, the India Online Poker Championship (IOPC), will run from 9 July to 26 July, at official site www.indiapokerchampionship.com.
The second edition of the Championship will feature 113 events with a total of Rs. 25 Crores in guaranteed prize money.
Spartan Poker co-founder and MD Amin Rozani commented: "In these challenging times, we are constantly identifying opportunities to make online poker an efficient platform where a player uses his high intellect and instincts to be in the right spot at the right time. We are pleased to announce the itinerary of the second edition of our flagship tournament, India Online Poker Championship with highest GTD till now.
"With a mission to make IOPC the best online platform in the world, we are dedicated to bring a lot of excitement to the table and inspire poker players through higher GTDs and prestigious Crown. The overwhelming response from the players across the country has been our motivation to strive and make IOPC a better experience every season. I am confident that our initiative will help players to be their best and expand horizons in this mind sport."
In other poker tournament news, PokerBaazi has announced the Indian Micro Poker Series (IMPS) for small and mid-stake poker players - 13-26 July.