It is not known to many that Poker – the skill-based card game – is played in India since ancient times. The basic structure of the game was different then from what it is today, as it underwent significant modification with time. The game has been around us since the advent of the Internet, but only in the past few years the popularity of Poker has grown tremendously in India.
Although certain conservative sections of Indian society still carry a negative perception about the game, these restrictions have not been able to dampen the motivation of Poker lovers. Not only these hard-core fans have made playing the game their passion, but have also striven hard to reach perfection in their gameplay.
Safe to say, hard work brings money. These talented Poker professionals have earned great fame and fortune, all thanks to Poker.
Here we have compiled a list of the 5 Indian players who are making big money by playing the thrilling card game online or offline.
Nipun Java is one of the topmost Indian professional players who have achieved magnificent success in the field of Poker. He boasts 634th rank at The Hendon Mob All Time Money List as of July, 2019. Nipun Java’s total live earnings stand at a whopping figure of $2,554,537. As of July, 2019 the man enjoys an impressive rank of 424th place in the Global Poker Index Ranking.
Aditya Agarwal is a well-known name in the Poker circuit. He has shipped several popular national and international live Poker events. Aditya Agarwal enjoys the 3rd rank in India All-Time Money List. The man holds the 1,747th rank in All Time Money List. His total live earnings are around $1,099,823.
The extremely popular figure in the Poker arena, Raghav Bansal is at 4th position in the India All-Time Money List. The man has achieved phenomenal success internationally, all thanks to his consistent and flawless performances. As of July 2019, his total live earnings amount to a massive $1,073,386. He holds 1,797th rank in All-Time Money List, according to July 2019 figures.
Chennai-based Aditya Sushant occupies the 6th place in India All Time Money List. His best Live Cash as of July 2019 is around $75,319. Aditya Sushant ranks 692nd rank in the Global Poker Index Ranking. Sushant is one of the first Indian players to win a WSOP gold bracelet. Along with Nipun Java, he won the prestigious prize at WSOP 2017 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Tag Team event. He has achieved tremendous success in various online Poker events like Adda52 Millions, Godfather, Mega Suits, etc and Live tournament such as Aussie Millions, DPT (Deltin Poker Tournament), Indian Poker Championship, etc.
One of the top-notch professional players in India. Luther is playing poker since her college days. This well-recognized pro is the first woman player with a WSOP bracelet. She is also the winner of Ladies Event of the India Poker Championship and the Macau Poker Cup Team Event. Right now, she is at the 15th position at India All Time Money List. Her total live earning as per July 2019 stats are $333, 041. A regular participant of multiple national and international Live poker events, Luther is considered the next big thing in the world of Poker. Her Global Poker Index Ranking is 2,387. If you too want to make good money utilizing your talent and game knowledge, start playing Poker games online! Create your online account for free at Adda52.com to take your first step in the direction of a professional career in the Poker industry.