Sol Poker Brings in New Ray of Sunshine to Goa

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Sol Poker just launched at Casino Pride, Goa. This marks an entry of the first professionally managed poker room to our shores in India.

Sol Poker ( is a fresh, professional poker room launched by young, energetic Professionals who have combined experience of 15 years in poker industry. Poker has been in Goa for 4 years and is pulling players from across India.

"Having played at most poker rooms in Vegas, Macau, London and around the world, we thought of bringing that experience to Goa; this is exactly what our poker room offers." Madhav Gupta (Maddy), COO.

The idea of Sol Poker was incepted a few years back, but its promoters waited till the time was right and they could leverage their experience of Poker of many years. Our Poker Room is named after “Sun”, or “Sol” in Latin-the star at the center of the Solar System. As Goa has positioned itself as a central Gaming and entertainment Destination, the Sol Poker room fulfils the gap in providing a world class poker facility in the heart of Goa, quoted Maddy.

Sol Poker is located in Casino Pride, one of the grandest and swankiest Casino in Goa.
Currently there are 2 poker rooms in Goa, and 100’s of players flock to them daily. Sol Poker plans to bring more poker players from all across India by launching various marketing policies, such as Rake free days and free tutorials on how to play Poker. “It’s not about just bringing players that are already in Goa to play poker -- the idea is to bring fresh new players who are very comfortable with there home games and there friends. Thus Sol poker will arrange a game at player requests with whatever blinds and format they feel comfortable says Maddy.

There are numerous poker tournament brands trying to make their mark in this industry such as IPS, IPC, Aces Unlimited and we are sure some of them will be as or more prestigious as a brand than WSOP, EPT, WPT in the years to come. “We have seen a 200 percent growth in players during our IPS tournaments in less than a year and massive following from them for our tourney calendar. We will do our best to maintain our motto of "We Have The Best Hand !!!". Bharat Agarwalla, Director IPS.

Poker has seen massive traction in the last few years, which has seen uprise of professional affiliates and bloogers such as POKERGURU and merchandizing companies such as The Shark and Poker Planet. India Inc. is realizing the importance of Poker (Which is No 2 most watched sports on TV in US) as many have tied up for media Content and exclusivity for India. Over last few Diwali home games, there are more and more Poker tables being set up," During last diwali all our 25 poker tables were on hire, sometimes twice a day" Pranav Bagai, CEO, The Shark. There are 2 sepcialized poker magzines, The Card Player and Bluff who have also made an entry into India during last 12 Months.

Looking at Poker as an industry in India, Sol Poker has set itself an objective “to become India’s top Poker destination!” Come on in’ We got a game for you.

About Sol Poker
Sol Poker is being promoted by Gurpreet Bakshi, Madhav Gupta, Pranav Bathija and Sachin Pawa. Gurpreet has been part of gaming industry (Online Gaming, lottery and Cash Card) for 4 years at a senior Position. Madhav took the plunge from his very successful family business to pursue his passion for Poker, whereas Pranav is a professional Poker player who has played Main event at WSOP and Sachin recently relocated to India after successfully selling his stake in an online gaming site in UK, which he founded.

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