In less than a month of its launch, BLITZPOKER has attracted lots of Indian poker players. The response it is getting from players is beyond expectation. To celebrate its launch, BLITZPOKER has announced the Grand Poker Series (GPS) running from September 3–13, 2020. Players can participate in the GPS with a low buy-in ₹77 and get a chance to win ₹10 crores in guaranteed prize money.
BLITZPOKER was launched by poker enthusiast and Internet personality Dan Bilzerian in India on August 10, 2020.
The GPS will be based on the Texas Hold’em style and will feature over fifty events. Also, There will be two GPS The Millionaire Events for players, starting on September 6 and 11, 2020 and carrying ₹1 crore and ₹2 crore guaranteed prize money, respectively.
Speaking about the tournament, Bilzerian said that India is an emerging market for online poker and GPS is one of the biggest online poker series in recent times. The tournament is an excellent opportunity for Indian poker players to win ₹10 crores guaranteed, he added.
According to BLITZPOKER CEO Chris Neville, the company has seen tremendous growth in profits since its association with Bilzerian. Neville is quite confident that Bilzerian’s huge fan following and BLITZPOKER’s expansion in India will help the company become one of the top international gambling brands by 2021-2022.
The company concluded that it would also be awarding a gift hamper to all the GPS winners and ₹20 lacs in giveaways to players leading on the leader board.
To summarize, Bilzerian’s fan base in India is strong enough to make an impact on potential poker players, which, together with tournaments like GPS, will help BLITZPOKER establish as a leading poker brand in the country.