New Delhi [India], Jan. 16 : The year 2016 saw India's largest poker site, Adda52.com, launching Player of the Year (POY) for the first time in Indian poker circuit.
Replicating the success, the poker site brings back POY 2017. The players can take advantage of the POY Booster Series running from January 19 - 29 and claim their share of Rs one crore prize pool to kick start the year.
Back in 2016, Adda52.com grabbed headlines for its POY 2016 that provided Indian players a chance to showcase their dedication and skill for the game in a yearly leaderboard.
The POY 2016 saw participation of over 18,000 poker players, with Tarun Goyal, an Adda52 Pro Live, topping the leaderboard and winning the prestigious title of Adda52 Player of the Year 2016.
Following him as first runner-up and second runner-up were Deepak Bothra and Siddarth Singhvi, respectively.
A total of Rs. 39 lakh of prize money was distributed among top 15 players. This year, Adda52.com will be running the POY 2017 Leaderboard, which also includes Rs 20 lakh instant bonus to be shared among top 15 players of 2017.
It also has a 'Double Down' wherein all the poker players of Diamond and Royale Loyalty Level will have an opportunity to double up their prize money on Adda52 POY leaderboard.
To enhance the excitement, Adda52.com has launched POY Booster Series from January 19 - 29. Anuj Gupta, Founder and CEO of Adda52.com, said, "Player of the Year is a prestigious title in the poker world and is a culmination of consistence performance and loyalty towards the game.
After seeing the performance and enthusiasm of the players, we knew we had to bring POY back with a bigger and more rewarding experience.
As market leaders, it is our privilege to set the trends in the industry and deliver them to our players.".