The blockbuster series witnessed 6+ CR as the prize money, 1756 participants across India came together for the country’s biggest live poker event
NATIONAL: The 10th edition of the India Poker Championship (IPC) 2020, the country’s biggest poker extravaganza, organized by Spartan Poker concluded on a high note on Sunday, January 19, 2020. The Main Event turned out to be magnificent with an impressive turnout of 693 entries. The six days series took place at the Big Daddy Casino in Goa and awarded more than 6 crores in prize money.
Rubin Labroo was crowned the India Poker Champion of the 2020 season and won a mammoth first place prize of ₹61.80 Lakhs by claiming the IPC Main Event title. Along with a beautiful gold trophy, Labroo also bagged a one-year sponsorship deal worth a whopping ₹20 Lakhs from Spartan Poker, along with a gorgeous engraved MS Dhoni limited-edition Panerai watch worth over ₹6.6 Lakhs!
The six days of intense poker action witnessed five big events- Mega Satellite, Kick-off, High Roller, Head-hunter and the Main Event. The India Poker Championship received tremendous response across India. Several popular poker players including India’s three WSOP bracelet winners Aditya Sushant, Abhinav Iyer, Nikita Luther were in attendance along with Anup Palod, Shravan Chabbria, Kanishka Sawant, Haresh Kukreja, Sahil Agarwal, Nitin Jain, Madhav Gupta, Alok Birewar, Vivek Rughani and many more took part in the grand tournament.
The tournament also brought together popular and eminent film, internet and television personalities under one roof. Celebrities like Neha Dhupia, Kunal Kemmu, Spartan Poker ambassador Rannvijay Singha, Dino Morea, Anita Hassanandani, Aly Goni, Karan Patel, Aditi Bhatia and others made the event even more memorable and grander.
Commenting on the tournament, Mr. Amin Rozani, CEO of Spartan Poker said, “I am just enjoying the moment as it’s been a fantastic six days. What an amazing start to the year! I am overwhelmed with the response we have received for both India Poker Championship and the India Poker Championship Awards. I am thankful to all the people who supported us in making the event successful. It’s amazing to see more and more people participating in IPC every year.”
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