It’s time to rejoice for Poker fans across the country as Raj Kundra’s MatchIPL is just 2 weeks away from storming the poker world. The latest news is that Gaurav Kapur owned Bangalore Royals franchise have on boarded Mumbai based Mercury Poker to give their team a strategic boost. Mercury Poker is led by Mumbai based businessman Pranav Bhatija and is a well-known name for online poker gaming.

Speaking of this association, Bhatija said, “Mercury Poker has been around to encourage poker enthusiasts. It has been our endeavour to ensure contribution towards this new sport and help it grow to a more respectable level. Gaurav is a dear friend and when he offered an association with his team Bangalore Royals, I was more than happy to take it up.

On being asked about the road ahead he added “Bangalore Royals has been taking its time to select the best for its team. We have conducted satellites on our website to pick and choose the masters of Poker for our team. We have been quite active on social media as well and we plan to maintain this lead. We are not just looking to win this league but are also eyeing the Nations Cup to follow!

So far, the confirmed names for Bangalore Royals have been Akash Pritom from Guwahati, Himanshu Sanganeria from Kolkata and Aditya Kumar from New Delhi. All the 3 have are super exited on their selection and seem to be gearing up to lead Bangalore Royals to victory in this league. Speaking to us Akash said “Being a part of Bangalore Royals is dream come true for me. Bangalore is the city where I started playing poker, so when I heard of the MatchIPL and its Bangalore franchise, I just knew I wanted to be a part of it!

Himanshu on the other hand has shown his determination and said “I am ready to practice day and night to ensure Bangalore Royals win the inaugural season of MatchIPL. Not only am I determined to help my team win, but I also want to be the one who will represent team India in the Nations Cup.

Aditya Kumar has a game plan in place and said “It’s an opportunity not to be taken lightly. We will have to do a lot of homework based on our competitors from other teams.

With all the buzz around this latest sport league, Bangalore Royals has kept its pace steady and already created a hype on their participation in the MatchIPL. It will be interesting to see how this inaugural season of Kundra’s new pick on sports will turn out to be.

Match Indian Poker League is taking place at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on 17th and 18th November, 2017. Players can register themselves on for a chance to be a part of this franchise in MatchIPL.

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