The Kolkata Poker Championship (KPC) is a joint initiative of Kolkata-based poker operators and entrepreneurs, Mayank Agarwal and DD Thacker, director of Turn ‘n’ Riva poker room. The KPC has had three successful editions so far and the latest edition was held in April 2017 where the series was hosted at the Turn ‘n’ Riva poker room as part of the cash game ‘Kings Knight Festival’. The third edition of the tournament was a three-day affair and featured a ₹40K buy-in Main Event with 1 re-entry. The debut edition of KPS was hosted in March 2016 and featured a ₹25K buy-in event that pooled in 58 entries. The same year, KPC II was hosted in September.