Asian Poker Tour and PokerBaazi Enter Exclusive Agreement to Kick-Off 2021

In a bid to expand its reach in India’s growing poker community, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) is proud to announce it has teamed up with India’s most trusted online poker site, PokerBaazi. The APT India Online Series 2021 will run from January 15-26, 2021 and will be open to Indian players only.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Navkiran Singh, Founder & CEO at Baazi Games, parent group of PokerBaazi said “The Asian Poker Tour is one of the world’s most valuable poker properties and we’re honoured to bring the Tour back to Indian shores. After having held over 80 major events and numerous small tournaments across the Asia-Pacific Region, we’re delighted to join hands with the tour and add another landmark IP to India’s growing poker landscape. This truly is an exciting time to be a professional poker player in India.”

“What excites me the most about our partnership is the fact that PokerBaazi also operates a live poker room. So on top of the action-packed online schedule we are putting together, players can expect us to bring back a live APT event to India before the end of 2021,” stated APT General Manager and Executive Tournament Director Lloyd Fontillas.

The series is set to guarantee a minimum of INR 8 Crore (US$1,084,000). The Main Event, Mini Main and Championships Event winners will receive a trophy and a ring. Champions of nine other events will receive an APT trophy as well. Satellite tournaments for the APT India Online Series 2021 will be held 9th December onwards on PokerBaazi.

The event will have a daily leaderboard plus an overall series leaderboard worth a combined INR 50 Lacs (US$ 75,000). The series leaderboard topper will be declared the Player of the Series, winning the coveted Player of the Series trophy, ring and a luxury watch. The first and second runner-ups behind the Player of the Series will also receive trophies.

APT Online Series India 2021 full event schedule

Schedule will also be available on the PokerBaazi website at along with satellite details.


Established in 2014, is the online venture of Baazi Games, a disruptive entity in India’s nascent online gaming industry. It also offers gaming experiences through online sports fantasy leagues and other popular gaming ventures.                              

Why PokerBaazi is among the best in the world

Industry Pioneers – Pokerbaazi has been at the forefront of the online poker revolution in India, introducing the industry’s first tournament series and loyalty program, as well as thrice breaking the record for the largest ever prize pool in a single tournament.

Best of Poker Variants – PokerBaazi, being the leading online poker website in India, offers three of the most popular poker variants, viz., Pot Limit Omaha, Texas Hold’em and OFC Pineapple Poker to all its players.                                                

Smooth Gaming Experience – They have a mile-long list of players and visitors who visit them on a regular basis because of the seamless and impartial online experience, no matter what time of the day they choose to visit.                 

Exciting Promotional Offers – They have various promotional offers running on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. This helps them to offer interesting challenges and motivates the existing players, besides attracting and engaging new visitors and Poker players from India.

 Secure & Reliable – PokerBaazi has put in place several safe, secure and ultra-fast payment gateways that offer hassle-free transactions every single time. You will always get quick real-time deposit and withdrawal experiences.        

Certified Software – Your personal and financial identity is safe with PokerBaazi. The security features protect your personal information and other data from misuse. They also have an internationally- certified gaming software to offer you the best possible experience.  

24×7 Customer Support – You are free to contact their customer care centre for any query or assistance that you might need – be it before the game begins, during the game or after it has ended.           

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About Asian Poker Tour (APT):

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) was founded in 2008 and after a string of successful tournaments, the APT seeks to continue positioning itself as the premier poker tournament in Asia. Its growing popularity as a highly respected poker tour is a testament to its goal of bringing world-class poker experience in Asia. As a result, the Asian Poker Tour continues to be highly anticipated by poker players and enthusiasts in Asia and all over the world.