Mercury Poker Joins Hands With Bangalore Royals to Promote the Sport of Poker in Raj Kundra's Match Indian Poker League

MUMBAI and BANGALORE, November 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

It's time to rejoice for Poker fans across the country as Raj Kundra's MatchIPL is just two weeks away from storming the poker world. The latest news is that Gaurav Kapur-owned Bangalore Royals franchise has on boarded Mumbai-based Mercury Poker to give their team a strategic boost. Mercury Poker is led by Mumbai-based businessman Pranav Bathija and is a well-known name for online poker.

Pranav Bathija, Director of Mercury Gaming Solutions Pvt Ltd, commented, "We are excited to get this opportunity to work with the Bangalore Royals Team, which is at the forefront in the endeavour to remove the current stigma attached to Poker. When joining forces, it is important that both companies share the same values, vision as well as love for the game, and we believe that this Partnership embodies all of the above."

On being asked about the road ahead he added, "Bangalore Royals has been taking its time to select the best for its team. We are conducting satellites on our website ( till Friday the 10th of November to pick and choose the best who will then get a chance to represent Team India in the Nations Cup. We have been quite active on social media as well and we plan to maintain this lead. We are not just looking to win this league but are also eyeing the Nations Cup to follow."

So far, the Bangalore Royals Team consists of Akash Pritom from Guwahati, Himanshu Sanganeria from Kolkata and Aditya Kumar from New Delhi. All the three players are super excited on their selection and seem to be gearing up to lead Bangalore Royals to victory in this league. Speaking about the event, Akash said, "Being a part of Bangalore Royals is dream come true for me. Bangalore is the city where I started playing poker, so when I heard of the MatchIPL and its Bangalore franchise, I just knew I wanted to be a part of it."

Himanshu on the other hand has shown his determination and said, "I am ready to practice day and night to ensure Bangalore Royals wins the inaugural season of MatchIPL. Not only am I determined to help my team win, but I also want to be the one who will represent team India in the Nations Cup."

Aditya Kumar has a game plan in place and said, "It's an opportunity not to be taken lightly. We will have to do a lot of homework based on our competitors from other teams."

With all the buzz around this latest sport league, Bangalore Royals has kept its pace steady and already created a hype on their participation in the MatchIPL. It will be interesting to see how this inaugural season of Kundra's new pick on sports will turn out to be.

Match Indian Poker League is taking place at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on 17th and 18th November, 2017. Players can register themselves on for a chance to be a part of this franchise in MatchIPL. 

About Bangalore Royals: 

Bangalore Royals is a franchise in Raj Kundra's Match Indian Poker League, a sport property aimed at promoting poker as a sport globally. Bangalore Royals is owned by renowned businessman Gaurav Kapur, whose family founded Yes Bank, India's 4th largest private sector bank. 

Bangalore Royals heads its operations from Mumbai and Silverkick Entertainment LLP is their Marketing and Strategy partner.

Media Contact:
Pinkesh Valand
Bangalore Royals

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