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India Poker Championship 2020 schedule announced, to start from January 14

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Nov 11, 2019, 7:51 pm IST
Updated Nov 11, 2019, 8:44 pm IST
The online edition of the IPC will start from January 24 and will continue up to February 09.
Organised by Spartan Poker, the Indian Poker Championship has a guaranteed prize pool of Rs 5 crore.
 Organised by Spartan Poker, the Indian Poker Championship has a guaranteed prize pool of Rs 5 crore.

Mumbai: India Poker Championship (IPC), will kick-start on January 14 and will continue up to January 19, 2020. The championship will take place at Big Daddy Casino, Goa. Organised by Spartan Poker, the event has a guaranteed prize pool of Rs 5 crore. There also would a ‘main event’, touted as the main attraction of the championship. The winner of this event would be crowned as India’s Poker Champion 2020.

Spartan Poker has also scheduled the online edition of the IPC that is India Online Poker Championship 2020 (IOPC) from January 24 to February 09, 2020 at SpartanPoker.com. Previously, the guaranteed prize pool of the online tournament was Rs 11 crores but this year the prize pool is set at Rs 16 crore.

 

Furthermore, there will also be an award ceremony held on January 14 to felicitate the winners of the 2019 IOPC.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr Amin Rozani, Co-founder & MD of The Spartan Poker said, “We are delighted to announce the schedule of our flagship tournaments to kickstart 2020. The overwhelming response from players across the country for previous editions encourages us to constantly invest in superior player experience and keep bringing exciting gaming options to our customers. We are excited for IPC 2020 and IOPC 2020 as we are bringing even higher GTDs for Indian players, making both series the largest in our country’s history for both live and online tournaments.”

Amin Rozanifurther added, “We are also pleased to announce IPC Awards 2020 to honour the excellence of commendable poker players and I am sure that this initiative will help people broaden their horizon and explore their ever-increasing interest in this mind sport.”

Day

Date

Time

Name

Buy-in

Type

Entries

GTD

Tue

14-Jan

6PM

Mega Satellite

10,000

RE

140

14,00,000

Tue

14-Jan

10PM

IPC Awards & Player Party

 

 

 

 

Wed

15-Jan

6PM

Kick-off

10,000

FO

300

30,00,000

Thu

16-Jan

3PM

Kick-off - Day 2

 

 

 

 

Thu

16-Jan

6PM

High Roller

1,00,000

RE

150

1,50,00,000

Fri

17-Jan

1PM

High Roller Day 2

-

-

 

 

Fri

17-Jan

6PM

Main Event Day 1A

50,000

RE

650

3,25,00,000

Sat

18-Jan

3PM

Main Event Day 1B

50,000

RE

 

 

Sun

19-Jan

1PM

Main Event Day 2

 

 

 

 

Sun

19-Jan

6PM

Bounty

15,000

RE

225

22,50,000

*8 Packages GTD in the Mega Satellite. Each package is worth 1,75,000, including Kickoff, HR, ME Day 1A, Bounty.

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