Online Poker Site Enters Indian Market With a Roar

Online Poker Site Enters Indian Market With a Roar
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  • PG News May 5, 2018
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Internet has become a crucial part of this generation which is also responsible for the digital revolution we are currently witnessing. This also paved way for the online gaming industry in India and it has enjoyed phenomenal growth over the last few years. In order to cater to the passionate poker players and provide a state of the art gaming experience to all poker buffs of the nation, a new player has entered the online gaming world –

Brainchild of Navneet Makharia, the site is the flagship product of Ability Games Pvt. Ltd. which is the brand of Stuti Hardware Pvt. Ltd. The client went live in February this year with Bollywood actor Rajeev Khandelwal doing the formal inaugration.

True to the brand name, the site aims to offer extensive action-packed tournaments and cash games.

Makharia and the other silent founding members all come from diverse backgrounds but they all share the same passion for the game that has brought them together for this venture.

The dedicated team chose Kolkata as its base to develop the website. The manpower you ask? A team of 25 dedicated members work round the clock in the tech development, marketing and customer support department at

Meet The Founder & His Vision

Navneet is an avid poker player, his poker journey began in his college days with his friends and he regularly visits Europe and Nepal among other famous poker destinations to attend poker tournaments.

Rajeev Khandelwal and Navneet Makharia
Rajeev Khandelwal and Navneet Makharia

Over the course of few years, Navneet has researched hard about the industry and the scenario of poker in the Indian market. He soon realised that the issue in India was that people were uninformed. Indians regarded poker as a core gambling game, just like lottery. And that is when Makharia pledged to change the Indian perspective about the game of poker.

In this competitive poker world, the founders’ vision is to give the “Ultimate GAMING Experience to Poker Players in India” and to educate the masses that poker is a game of skill, much like cricket and football are seen in the country. has partnered with the world’s best software technology network out there – Microgaming and boasts of a platform with rich graphics, simple user interface, collusion free games, fast deposit and withdrawal facility, alert fraud analyst team and loads of deals & bonuses for all poker fans.

High Value Events, Bonus Offers and Promotions is leaving no stone unturned to promote itself and regularly hosts high value tournaments like the ₹1 Lakh Sunday Showdown and the Megabyte ₹2.5K Guarantee alongside several bonus offers and promotions.

For the new players, PokerLion is offering ₹500 as a welcome bonus. For its loyal players, has several ongoing promotions:

Here are some of the biggest bonus offers currently on offer at PokerLion –

  • 50% bonus on deposit up to ₹499
  • 100% bonus on deposit of ₹500
  • 150% bonus on deposit of ₹1,000
  • 200% bonus on deposit of ₹2,000 + 2 Movie Tickets
  • 300% bonus + 1 IPL ticket on deposit of ₹5,000
  • Refer a friend and get ₹1,000 as a referral bonus.

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