One of India’s leading poker websites, Spartan Poker hosted its first edition of the India Poker Championship (IPC) Awards, this last 9th September, in the cyber city Bangalore. This was a unique poker award one of its kind, held first time in India. The ceremony was hosted at the Sheraton Grand in the Garden City this last Saturday. The award is for recognizing excellence within the poker industry and allowed the felicitation of 72 poker players in 6 different categories in the presence of popular Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi along with the eminent stand-up comedian Naveen Richards.
The awards were given based on the performances and participation of the players in different poker tournaments. The Directors of Spartan poker along with Emraan Hashmi were the ones felicitating the awards for the leading positions in the event.
Amin Rozani, the co-founder and MD of Spartan Poker expressed his immense excitement on the success of the first IPC Awards event. He added, “Hosting the India Poker Championship Awards was truly an exhilarating experience for us. It feels amazing to see the poker sector together all under one roof. The idea behind the IPC awards was to honor the amazing talents and contributions of our poker players. We hope to continue hosting the awards every year to shed light on it as a skill-developing and mind sharpening sport as well as to encourage all the poker players across the country to continue contributing to this industry.”
Furthermore, Emraan Hashmi also added expressing his views about this association, by saying “I am honored to be here at the first edition of the India Poker Championship Awards, among these talented poker players and this industry’s veterans like Amin Rozani, Peter Abraham, Rajeev Kanjani and Sameer Rattonsey. By recognizing the efforts and skills of these poker players, I feel The Spartan Poker created a great platform for players across the nation.”
The Spartan Poker is one of the most trusted poker sites in India, with a large regular player-base, great cash out options and interesting tourneys. The Indian poker community hopes that more such interesting developments will keep surfacing within the Indian poker community. For more poker news daily, keep reading our latest posts from Poker Indian Group!