Poker Nation Sponsors Winner of the WSOP Challenge, Ravi Teja Mattupalli, for an all Expense Paid Trip to Las Vegas


Poker Nation, an online gaming portal owned by the Essel Group, is pleased to announce Mr. Ravi Teja Mattupalli as the winner of the ‘WSOP Challenge’, which was held from March 10th to May 20th, 2017. As a winner, Ravi will get an all expense paid trip to Las Vegas to play in WSOP 2017 Main Event – a $10,000 buy-in.

To win the WSOP Challenge, which was an online tournament on Poker Nation, players had to play maximum number of hands on Hold’em and Omaha tables and top the leader board.

WSOP (World Series of Poker) is one of the biggest poker events of the world and is held in Las Vegas every year. The winner of this series is considered as the ‘World Champion of Poker’. Getting an opportunity to even participate in it can accelerate a player’s career in a life-changing way. It was with this view to promote Indian poker talent internationally that Poker Nation organised the tournament and offered the grand prize of an all expense paid trip to Las Vegas.

About getting this opportunity of a lifetime from Poker Nation, the very excited winner Ravi said, “WSOP at Las Vegas is a dream for many but Poker Nation made it reality for me. Playing on Poker Nation has always been a wonderful experience. In this challenge, I got the opportunity to play with some of the most experienced players who are playing in the PSL now. A variety of tournaments on Poker Nation keep players thrilled every day.”

Ravi, who played under the name of ‘recoverhard’, will serve as an inspiration to all who love to play Poker online and want to make a name in the global scene of this game.

Along with Ravi, there are many other Indian poker players like Sumit Asrani, Aditya Sushant and Nipun Java, who are making it big internationally at the WSOP.

Sharing her views on organising the WSOP Challenge, Amrita Verma from Poker Nation said, “Poker is not just any game; it challenges you to work on your observational skills and mathematical prowess. Our team consists of people who are poker enthusiasts themselves and through Poker Nation we want to create a very strong network of all people who are interested in online poker in India. The WSOP Challenge was a major step in this direction, where we announced such a reward, which is something that every poker player aspires to achieve in their career.”

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