World Poker Tour secures Indian deal with


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The World Poker Tour (WPT) has expanded its services into the Indian market by securing a brand licensing agreement with, the online poker brand operated by Gaussian Networks.

Under the deal, will hold a licence for WPT products and services on an exclusive basis in India. will be able to distribute select seasons of the World Poker Tour television library, create WPT merchandise, as well as use the WPT brand to secure local sponsorship partners.

In addition, will qualify players from India to participate in select WPT events around the world.

“The World Poker Tour has successfully implemented international brand licensing partnerships in Asia with Ourgame and previously in Georgia with Europe-bet,” WPT vice-president of global tour management, Angelica Hael, said.

“We are currently in negotiations to execute similar partnerships in additional regions, and look forward to expanding the WPT’s global footprint even further.”

Anuj Gupta, founder and chief executive of, added: “There is a poker boom and the Indian poker community is looking for a better tournament experience.

“With this tie-up, we want the poker community to be exposed to international standards of poker with better structures, well-defined tournaments, and the knowledge the WPT brings to the table.”

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