Indian Site Launches Pro Team

Indian Site Launches Pro Team

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

India remains one of the great untapped poker markets and one online site is hoping to capitalise by launching a new team of sponsored pros. has announced that the first members of its Team Spades squad of sponsored pros will be Amit Jain, Kunal Patni, Aditya Sushant and Muskan Sethi who will represent the domain in online and land-based tournaments around the world.

Team Spades is the first such venture in India with backers hoping to increase’s profile by regularly competing against WSOP bracelet winners and other top western pros in specially organised and unique events.
The first such event of this kind recently saw Team Spades join Sumit Sehgal, winner of the site’s Fly To Vegas contest, and American pro Jonathan Little in an exhibition sit-and-go won by 24-year-old Sushant.

“ has always made efforts to surpass the social, cultural and legal barriers related to poker in India,” read a statement from, which is owned by Gaussian Networks.

“With the launch of Team Spades, has given a new horizon to the Indian poker scenario. For, this is a historic moment that we have achieved through hard work and dedication. Founded in 2011, has emerged over the last four years as India’s largest poker site and given our competitors a tough fight. Recognition of Team Spades is an unbeatable milestone for us.”

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