One of the most fascinating things about playing Poker is the inherent drama of the game itself. The emotions run high with the players putting so much on the line in desperate hope of hitting a final big score. No kidding, the high can last for weeks! 

We painted quite a picture there for you, so you can get equally excited at the thought of having your own defining winning moment at the Poker table next time. And oh! also win a gold trophy for it. India’s renowned gaming tech group, Baazi Games is saying #AbIndiaKhelegaPoker, as they're launching the first-ever edition of National Poker Series, India from 13th June and the excitement is through the roof. Check out the trailer here. 

The series will be going on till 27th June and will be hosted on PokerBaazi.com which is India's biggest online Poker platform. This is a great opportunity for all the gaming enthusiasts who are above 18 years old to be a part of a prestigious platform and show off their skills in the alluring and highly entertaining game of Poker. The participants can literally participate through their desktop or mobile phones. Yes, it's that simple!

Around 40,000 people are expected to be taking part in this series which will be spread across a tight 15-day schedule of 64 tournaments. Oh, and did we mention that the total guaranteed prize pool is a whopping ₹15 Crores? But it's not just the huge sum of money that is inviting us to be a part of the series(who are we kidding?). It most importantly is changing the age-old perception about Poker being a game of luck to one of consistency, skill and fortitude. 

The National Poker Series, India is giving a platform to thousands of genius Poker minds in our country, to actually make a career out of their talent. So it's really a chance of a lifetime for these people. 25-year-old Siddhant Kriplani wants to be the best Poker player there ever was, and he's really kicked about the online Poker scene roaring in India. 

Meanwhile, Niharika Bindra was a fashion enthusiast when she started out. But once she realised that her true calling lay in Poker, she didn't think twice before giving it all up. 

Like these two Poker prodigies, there are so many in our country itching to make a mark in the field of Poker. If you are one of them or happen to anyone who is, then tell them about the National Poker Series, India. The series has a total of 192 medals across 64 tournaments, with each poker player getting an equal chance to be awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals along with the main winner who takes home the coveted title of India's first-ever national Poker gold medalist. In the line-up of exciting events, the series will also be holding the Golden Rush of Indian Poker, which is expected to witness the largest turnout of contestants in a single Poker tournament.

The National Poker Series, India is divided into three unique game leaderboards — The NPS Podium, Daily Leaderboard and Series Leaderboard. Each of these leaderboards offers the players three different categories of prize pools. In fact, there are 3 grand medals for the NPS podium itself. There are also other rewarding programmes such as daily free entry tournaments for previous day participants and a special Sit’N’Go tournament for marquee winners. In fact, the satellite tournaments have already commenced. So you can head over to Pokerbaazi.com now to participate and have the golden opportunity to receive tickets to the gala events. 

So don't waste any time and click here for all the information or check out the official Instagram account of the National Poker Series. Download the PokerBaazi app now because #AbIndiaKhelegaPoker.