|India is set to stage its first professional poker tournament with the MaharajahClub.com sponsored Asian Poker Classic (APC).|
The event will be held at the breathtaking InterContinental at The Grand Resort in Goa with a guaranteed $1million prize pool on offer.
Based on No Limit Texas Hold’em, APC is certain to attract people from all over the world who hope to win the prestigious tournament and their share of $1m.
With much interest expected the MaharajahClub.com is offering satellite tournaments for chances to win $7,500 packages to join them in Goa. Starting from as little as $4, daily online satellites are available on the MaharajahClub.com website. One in 10 players has a chance to win a seat to the weekly satellite and 1 in 25 will win a $7,500 satellite package.
Tournament director Thomas Kremser, MD of TK Poker Events International said, 'There's been nothing like this before in India – it’s going to be absolutely amazing. With the stunning beauty of Goa, superb hotel and the totally unique nature of the tournament itself as a back drop, this will be the poker tournament of the year!'
Sachin Pawa, CEO of Maharaja Gaming added, 'We are very proud to sponsor the first Asian Poker Classic, there is just a natural synergy for us with APC.'