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Fast growing online site, UMA Poker, has become a trendsetter in the domestic industry by hosting a plethora of high-value tournaments, all within a year of the site’s launch. What many active sites are still struggling to accomplish, UMA Poker seems to have pulled off with ease and panache.
After hosting quite a few successful high-value tournaments such as the Primetime Main Event ₹20 Lakhs GTD, UMA Laguna ₹30 Lakhs GTD and Voyage Survivor ₹25 Lakhs GTD, all in quick succession of each other, UMA Poker has now announced its latest offering – ‘UMA Felters’. Running from June 5 to 9, the series comprises of 10 events, offering nearly ₹1.2 Crores in prize pool guarantees.
The star attraction of the series will undoubtedly be the Felter Main Event. With a buy-in of ₹11,000, the event boasts of a massive prize pool guarantee of ₹40 Lakhs! The Main Event is slated to kick off on June 9 at 5 PM.
Other notable tournaments from the Felter series include the Felter Launchpad ₹10 Lakhs GTD, Felter Mega Bounty ₹15 Lakhs GTD, Felter Heater ₹10 Lakhs GTD, and the Felter Closer ₹10 Lakhs GTD.
The Felter Voyage Survivor ₹20 Lakhs GTD, with a buy-in of ₹7,700, will award the top 10 finishers in the event – ₹2 Lakhs in prize money each.
UMA Felters Complete Schedule
|June 5||5:00 PM||Felter Kickoff||₹3,300||₹5 Lakhs|
|June 5||8:00 PM||Felter Launchpad||₹2,200||₹10 Lakhs|
|June 6||5:00 PM||Felter Cooler Freezeou||₹2,200||₹3 Lakhs|
|June 6||8:00 PM||Felter Rush||₹4,400||₹8 Lakhs|
|June 7||5:00 PM||Felter Bounty||₹5,500||₹7 Lakhs|
|June 7||8:00 PM||Felter Mega Bounty||₹7,700||₹15 Lakhs|
|June 8||5:00 PM||Felter Heater||₹3,300||₹10 Lakhs|
|June 8||8:00 PM||Felter Voyage Survivor||₹7,700||₹20 Lakhs|
|June 9||5:00 PM||Felter Main Event||₹11,000||₹40 Lakhs|
|June 9||8:00 PM||Felter Closer||₹5,500||₹10 Lakhs|
Talking about the latest series from UMA Poker, the co-founder Mrinal Dev Bajaj said, “We are constantly trying to improvise from one series to the next. The month of May included a lot of backend work for us including reaching out to players who are regular on UMA poker to take feedback post the redemption series. We have already introduced re-entries and the Voyage Survivor which is our newest edition to monthly features will be a part of this series as well Our entire team is very excited for the UMA Felters Series to roll. We try to reinvent and give back to our players to our maximum capacity and this series will prove that once again.”
In less than one year of operations, UMA Poker has managed to attract 30,000 registered users, and many of its featured tournaments, like the Lucky Hearts Vegas were a smashing hit.
In the past year, the site has worked tirelessly to build a spiffing tech-platform for its users, and according to the management, the work is still ongoing as they are actively developing more features to make the gameplay seamless including a dual wallet system, better statistical reports for players to gauge their progress and skill level among other things.