A group of top-drawer poker professionals from across the country became a part of Adda52 Pro Live. These players are the most successful poker players of the Indian poker circuit, and have won several tournaments and titles in India as well as overseas. The team is a perfect blend of experienced upperclassmen and talented youth, online grinders and live game pros. With such a distinct spectrum of poker players, the members of Adda52 Pro Live are the real ambassadors of poker in India. Being a part of the Adda52 Pro Live, these players will represent India’s biggest poker brand and step-up in promoting poker as a game of skill in the country.
36 year old Kunal Patni is a native of Kohima - Nagaland and scored his biggest career win in live tournaments in 2014 Asian Championship of Poker (ACOP) at Macau. Kunal outplayed a field of 134 players to win the inaugural event -Event #1: $2,500 NLHE – Rebuy Championship and seized his biggest ever career win in live tournaments. This was also the first time an Indian had won the coveted ACOP Spadie. Just a while ago, Kunal was a Mumbai based investment banker and now plays poker professionally. Kunal follows not one but three poker pros and looks up to them as his idols- Jonathan Little, Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu.
This Mumbai based Businessman is one of the rising stars in the Indian poker circuit. Amit juggles two roles, one of an avid poker player by the night and a businessman by day . Amit has the art of balancing poker, family and work together. Well-known in poker as ‘bblacklegend’, Amit is an accomplished online poker player of India. His first live win was in February 2011 when Amit finished at second place in the IPC - 20K Freezeout event
A well-known female poker player in India, Nikita Luther takes poker on a serious note and has a dream of winning a WSOP title someday. The lady poker pro had talent for number right from her childhood. She fell in love with poker back in her college days. With a deep understanding of poker and 6+ years of experience, Nikita has an impressive resume both at the live and online poker felt. She has won various prestigious tournaments in the past years. The petite young lady grabbed eyeballs when she won the 5K Ladies Finale Event at the India Poker Championship 2015 in Goa.
A software engineer by profession, Tarun Goyal is a well-known poker player from Bathinda in the southern Panjab. A rising star in the Indian poker circuit, he has been playing online poker for over 4 years now. He has played and won several prestigious online poker tournaments in the past years. Recently, he has also entered live poker scene. He shot into limelight back in August this year when he won 10K Kickoff event of the DPT in Goa. A poker enthusiast, Tarun has gained deep knowledge of poker and continues to impress with his smart play in both online as well as offline tournaments.