1) Adda52 Live (24.0 mi)
Adda52 LIVE is the favorite tournament destination of thousands of poker players in India. Housed inside the floating Casino Deltin Royale on the River Mandovi in Goa, Adda52 LIVE is one of the country`s biggest and most luxurious poker rooms. As the tagline “Home to Tournament” suggests Adda52 LIVE hosts live poker tournaments in a variety of levels and formats to cater to the rapidly growing Indian poker community. Currently, Adda52 LIVE hosts premier tournament series like World Poker Tour (WPT) India and Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT).
Adda52 LIVE was launched on 31st July 2015 when the Deltin Group took over Adda52.com (India`s largest online poker site) and rebranded the poker room onboard Casino Deltin Royale as Adda52 LIVE. Since then, the poker room has hosted numerous tournaments rewarding the champions with Adda52 LIVE trophies and Lakhs in prize money. From Deepstack Turbo to Head Hunter and from Megastack to High Rollers, Adda52 offers a variety of tournaments catering to the different choices of Indian poker players.
Easy registration process available at the venue as well as online, instant cash-outs, best-in-class hospitality services and exclusive freebies for the winners makes Adda52 LIVE the favorite poker joint in town. With all comforts and luxury around, poker players enjoy the best poker experience at Adda52 LIVE. Moreover, the huge prize pools for minimal buy-in amounts set biggest fields in the Adda52 LIVE Poker tournaments. With its vision to provide a world-class poker experience to the players in India, Adda52 LIVE has plans of organizing longer series, multi-million tournaments and a long list of perks for its patrons in coming days.
2) Big Daddy Poker Room (24.1 mi)
Phone: 9011013514, 8999889998
Big Daddy Poker Room is located onboard the Big Daddy Casino in Panjim, Goa. The casino opened its doors to poker lovers early in 2018, after a change of management. The India Poker Championship (IPC) team, comprising of Amin Rozani, Sameer Rattonsey, Rajeev Kanjani and Peter Abraham have taken over the poker room operations of Big Daddy since May 3, 2018 while casino veteran Narendra Punj heads the business operations for Big Daddy.
The casino is currently running within the confines of the erstwhile location of the Maharaja Casino and apart from daily cash games, weekly tournaments are regularly organized at the venue. Interiors of Big Daddy are cosy and luxurious and the management has tied up with various domestic sites to host regular live tournaments.
3) PokerBaazi LIVE Goa (24.2 mi)
Phone: +919158885086 or +919158885088
PokerBaazi LIVE Poker Room, erstwhile Baadshah Gaming Live, commenced operations onboard the new and improved Casino Pride 2 on August 1, 2019.
PokerBaazi previously operated a live poker room in the Garden City of Bengaluru in collaboration with Vikram “Lungi” Kumar. However, following regulatory clampdowns, the venue had suspended operations.
In June 2019, PokerBaazi and Casino Pride announced that they were collaborating to jointly run the PokerBaazi LIVE Poker Room onboard Casino Pride 2, which also led to the coming together of two of the biggest names in the domestic poker industry, PokerBaazi CEO, Navkiran Singh, and PokerGuru Staking’s Madhav “Maddy” Gupta. Soon after the collaboration between the two industry giants was announced, news came through that Vikram Kumar, Rohan Dhawan, and Nikhil Jain were also coming on board the PokerBaazi LIVE Poker Room management team as partners.
With the PokerBaazi LIVE Poker Room commencing operations aboard Casino Pride 2 and veterans of the industry overseeing the operations, it was only a matter of time before the BPT was revived. In July 2019, the PokerBaazi team announced that BPT would be making a comeback from October 9 – 14. The six-event series is offering a player-friendly tax policy that includes a deduction of TDS only on net winnings. Headlining the series will be a ₹50,000 buy-in Main Event (October 11-14) with three starting flights. The richest event on the schedule is the ₹100,000 buy-in High Roller event (October 10-11).
Want to play the BPT but do not have the bankroll? Do not fret as PokerBaazi is running daily satellites for BPT with buy-ins ranging from ₹275 – ₹5,500.
4) Baadshah Gaming Live (24.2 mi)
Phone: +919158885086 or +919158885088
Note: The Baadshah Gaming Live poker room was re-branded to PokerBaazi LIVE poker room w.e.f August 1, 2019.
Baadshah Gaming Live is housed onboard Casino Pride at River Mandovi in Panaji, Goa. With the missive to deliver quality poker playing environment to the community, Baadshah Gaming has reached out to and secured strong ties with top poker industry executives. The poker room is very well furnished and offers premium facilities including the finest cuisine, highly trained dealers, compelling cash games and deep structured tournaments.
The room runs one to two cash tables of either Texas Hold’em or Omaha on weekdays, while on weekends it hosts 3-4 cash tables. The poker room also hosts its own tournament series Baadshah Gaming Live Tournament (BLT) a few times every year.
The poker room is open 24×7 on stakes of 100/200 with a buy-in of ₹10,000 and 200/500 with ₹50,000buy-in run regularly, while high stakes action can be seen on the 500/1000 or 1000/2000 tables.
Baadshah Gaming Live at Casino Pride also offers Bad Beat Jackpot on Texas Hold’em cash tables. Accommodation for poker players playing cash games is offered at discounted rates.