Poker Sports League Season One – Delhi Panther Takes 11.5 Million Home

Poker Master | May 31st, 2017 | News And Events

Pranav Bagai - Poker Sports League

The Poker Sports League (PSL) had got a fantastic conclusion at Deltin Casino Royale in Goa with a massive prize pool of Rs.11.5 Million. Delhi Panthers has overpowered the opponents by pushing Mumbai Anchors to the Runner-Up position after the playoffs for five days. Mumbai Anchors took Rs.10 Million home after the epic battle. Kolkata Royals took 5 Million and Punjab Bluffers took 3.5 Million as cash prizes after the PSL.

There was a total of 12 teams, comprising of a mentor, two pros, two live qualifiers, two online qualifiers and two wild card entries. There were multiple game formats like freezeouts, turbo events, Heads-up Hold’em and Omaha. The winning team of Delhi Panthers is as follows:

Delhi Panthers Team Owners

Rishi Kajaria of Kajaria Ceramics

Ruchirans Jaipura from the Jaipura Group

Abhishek Jain from Leela Jewels

Gaurav Goal from Dhampur Sugar

The Mentor & Players

Mentor: Akash Malik

The Pros: Aman Dhamija & Vinod Megalmani

Live Qualifiers: Akshay Nasa & Samay Nodi

Online Qualifiers: Kunal Bhatia & Prashant Bhutoria

Wild Cards: Dhruv Patel & Eric Riise

The CEO of PSL, Pranav Bagai said that “The journey of the league has been a roller coaster ride and initially many could not believe that the league would materialise into something as large as other sports leagues in the country. The never seen before structures and massive prize pool kept the adrenaline rush going for the players along with a chance to make some serious money. On closing our first season with a splendid grand finale, we are sure that this is definitely not a one-and-done season and we have plans to come up with season two next year.”  Pranav Bagai promises to return with the second season of the Poker Sports League.

So the future of the PSL is promising and let us hope for more exciting poker tournaments to be held in India. Please do let us know what you would like to see next on Poker India in the comment section below.


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