Diwali is the grandest of all festivals celebrated across India. The festival of lights is heartily welcomed by millions of Indians with ornamented rituals such as re-decorating homes, lighting Diyas, creating bright Rangoli artwork, exchanging gifts and sweets, and much more.
This year’s Diwali is expected to be a lot different from the previous ones as people would be staying home in the wake of the ongoing pandemic. As none of us is really sure when we would be going back to the days of no social distancing and warm hugs, there are other ways to make Diwali a delightful experience for all. Keeping the fervor alive would be exciting online games that many people are turning to for replacing offline card games which they usually played with their family and friends on Diwali.
Although many Indian households attach a stigma to playing cards otherwise, on Diwali it pleasantly earns the status of an ‘auspicious activity’. Many fonds of playing Teen Patti choose poker when looking to take the excitement level a notch higher. And in the past few years, they are moving to the online version of poker.
The Indian Gaming industry is booming and is poised to grow further due to the emergence of modern technologies which is bound to revolutionize the gaming experience. The increasing use of the internet at a minimal price is another major reason for the growing popularity of online games in India. People are adopting this unrivaled source of entertainment to spend some quality time, ease stress, and improve their problem-solving skills.
A recent report by KPMG has come up with a few interesting findings in various aspects. Online gaming is on the rise in India with revenues expected to spike by 22% CAGR from FY19-FY23. Thus, it is expected that the online gaming industry would generate a revenue of INR. 11,900 Cr by the financial year 2023. With a market share of 85%, mobile phones are recorded as a major contributor to online gaming revenue in India.
Here we have created a list of online poker platforms who have already started witnessing a sleek surgeon their online platforms as Diwali nears:
One of the fastest growing online poker platforms which recently roped in “Suresh Raina” as their brand ambassador, contains the feature of “Private Tables”. Through the private table option, gamers can reserve tables to play with their friends and family anytime during this Diwali. 9stacks offers the best experience and high engagement on its platform by innovating and creatively offering interactive gameplay for its discerning patrons. With around 350,000 users, 9stacks offers its users the experience and thrill of fast-paced and dynamic gaming. The platform currently offers Texas and Omaha variants of poker that engage both experienced players and learners.
PokerDangal, an India-based one of the leading online Poker playing platforms, a flagship product of Xeta Networks Pvt. Ltd. Established in 2017, has completed its third year this year with engaging their customers yet again with a safe, reliable and fun ecosystem along with a completely hassle-free gaming environment. One of the biggest drawbacks of any online gaming platform is the community feeling, the feeling of belongingness. Keeping that in mind PokerDangal has created an offering of Private Tables. So it is like a virtual room where you can chat with other players, mostly your family or friends and can play the game together. The person will receive a table ID and a password which you can share with your friends and only those friends can join the table.
A gaming portal owned by Gaussian Networks Pvt Ltd. Founded by Mohit Agarwal and Anuj Gupta in 2011, Gaussian Networks believes in the highest values of business conduct. Adda52 has been certified from iTech labs for fair play and random number generator (RNG).
Here you can enjoy all of your favorite poker games with thousands of other players twenty-four hours a day. The greatest benefit to you is that you can always find full tables in any game at just about any limit you want to play. Along with this, even if you are a beginner, their free Poker School can always help you learn, practice, and improve.
5) PokerBaazi – Established in 2014, PokerBaazi.com is the brainchild and a trendsetting online venture of Baazi Games, a disruptive entity in India’s nascent online gaming industry. The latter has a proven track record of providing excellent online gaming experience over the past several years, and it offers its services through online fantasy leagues and other popular sports ventures.