Connect with us
SIS

Asia

9stacks Becomes the First Indian Poker Company to Win the EGR Award

George Miller

Published

on

9stacks Becomes the First Indian Poker Company to Win the EGR Award
Sudhir Kamath, CEO 9stacks receiving the EGR Award.
Reading Time: < 1 minute

 

India’s fastest growing online platform, 9stacks, becomes the first Indian Poker company to win the prestigious eGaming Review (EGR) award in London for the best poker marketing campaign of the year. This is no small feat since 9stacks’ poker marketing campaign was recognized globally and was declared the best in the world. The other nominees in the category were the two global heavyweights: The Stars Group (Pokerstars) and The Kindred Group (Unibet).

The EGR award, handed out at the Marketing & Innovation Awards 2019, is probably the most prestigious marketing award handed out to companies in the online gaming industry globally. The campaigns which contributed most to 9stacks bagging the award were the poker rap song “Hustle Hai” and “Pokerface with Gopal Datt” web series which focused on reaching out to millennials (9stacks’ target audience) through new age digital platforms. According to the judges, “Hustle Hai rap song earns points alone but the numbers speak for themselves: revenue per month 217% and wagered amount 257%.”

The selection criteria included the commercial success of the campaign, originality, and creativity, direct results of marketing campaigns in terms of the acquisition, revenue, and demonstration of achieving core objectives and enhancing brand values.

This year 9stacks will continue to disrupt the Indian poker industry with its new marketing campaigns, targeting a very wide audience, especially those who haven’t played poker online.

 

About 9stacks:

9stacks is India’s fastest growing online poker platform which provides a fun gaming experience with its easy-to-use interface, fastest withdrawals, attractive promotions and leaderboard prizes.

Advertisement

Asia

Globe Renews Partnership Deal with Mineski

Niji Narayan

Published

on

Globe Renews Partnership Deal with Mineski
Reading Time: < 1 minute

 

Globe Gaming, the gaming company based in the Philippines, has renewed its partnership with Mineski Philippines, the country’s leading esports agency. The two companies will focus on developing Liyab Esports and the Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL).

Team Liyab will be expanded  with the inclusion of a team for League of Legends Wild Rift.

PPGL will also be made bigger and better by the inclusion of community leagues.

“Our partnership has been very fruitful for both Mineski and Globe,” shares Jil Bausa-Go, VP for Get Entertained Tribe at Globe. “It is a journey marked with milestones which helped make Liyab, PPGL and our continuing vision for Philippine esports grow stronger and more resilient.”

Ronald Robins, Founder and CEO of Mineski Global echoes this excitement for renewed ties with the telco giant: “This is definitely an exciting new chapter for us, and we are happy to have our partners at Globe remain steadfast and committed in accelerating our efforts to grow the esports industry. Unfazed by the current situation, our collaboration pledges to further promote the importance of esports, and the communities that support it in both the local and global stages.”

Continue Reading

Asia

Galaxy Pledges Commitment to Japanese IR

Niji Narayan

Published

on

Galaxy Pledges Commitment to Japanese IR
Reading Time: < 1 minute

 

Lui Che Woo, Galaxy Entertainment Group Chairman, spelled out the company’s commitment to build an integrated resort in Japan. He said the company will be ready to adjust even if the Japanese government  brings in changes to the timeline of IR development.

Galaxy’s position in this regard is contrary to the common trend among the other bidders of the Japanese IR facility. For example, Las Vegas Sands has completely withdrawn from the race following a change in timeline.

He emphasized the company’s commitment: “We continue to make progress with our international expansion plans. We do acknowledge that timelines for Japan may be impacted by the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19, however we can adjust accordingly and we remain committed to our Japan expansion plans. Our Japan based team continues with our Japan development efforts even as they deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

“We view Japan as a great long term growth opportunity that will complement our Macau operations and our other international expansion ambitions. GEG, together with Monte-Carlo SBM from the Principality of Monaco and our Japanese partners, look forward to bringing our brand of World Class IRs to Japan.”

Galaxy, a company that owns a policy of maintaining a strong liquidity policy , is a rare Macau operator that is withstanding the crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Continue Reading

Asia

9Stacks – India’s leading Poker Platform will host “AZAADI74 Series” Tournament this Independence Day

George Miller

Published

on

9Stacks – India’s leading Poker Platform will host “AZAADI74 Series” Tournament this Independence Day
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

  • Top 10 winners on Leaderboard will be awarded with Rs. 7400/- each
  • 6 tournaments, your best 4 will be counted for the leaderboard

9Stacks, India’s fastest growing poker platform brings a One-Day Series Tournament leaderboard “AZAADI74 Series” on the occasion of our 74th Independence Day. 9stacks offers the best experience to its players through its intuitive User Interface and innovative promotions.

COVID-19 may have thrown life out of gear in 2020, but Indians with their unwavering spirit still have a way of celebrating what matters! And what could matter more than the day we became independent. With the AZAADI74 Series, the gamers get to play six tournaments on a single day, and if their overall performance puts them in the top 10 for the day then each of the players will win Rs. 7,400/- from the Azaadi74 leaderboard prize!  Also the player with highest leaderboard points will also get a 9stacks premium poker chipset.

The AZAADI 74 Series focuses on 4 things all poker players want AZAADI from-

i. Azaadi from unplayable structures! –
9stacks have designed the series as an exciting journey through various poker tournament formats and structures with maximum playability – with very high starting stacks (at least 25 blinds) even at the end of the late registration period.

ii. Azaadi from folks who fire unlimited bullets!
9stacks have tried to give each player a chance to try their true skills against the best players of each format, without bankroll becoming a big factor. Therefore, at most 2 Re-entries and no rebuys will be allowed in any tournament.
    

iii. Azaadi from having to play every tournament in a series to qualify for leaderboard prizes! 
The player can play any number of tournament/s as per his/her choice and time availability. Only the best 4 results are taken into account while calculating leaderboard prizes!
    

 iv. Azaadi from multi day commitment to play a full series!
Unlike other series that require a multi-day commitment to figure in the leaderboard, all the tournaments here happen in a single day!

 

The 6 Tournaments on 15th August  2020 are:-

1)      Azaadi PKO (6 Max) – starts at 12:30 PM

2)      Azaadi Turbo – starts at 2:30 PM

3)      Azaadi PKO (4 Max) – starts at 4:30 PM

4)      Azaadi Evening  – starts at 6:30 PM

5)      Azaadi Deepstack – starts at 8:30 PM

6)      Azaadi Closer – starts at 10:30 PM

  

The platform currently has more than 3.5L users across India and has witnessed 350% increase in user-base in 2019. The platform currently offers Texas and Omaha variants of poker that engage both experienced players and learners.

About 9stacks:

9stacks is India’s fastest growing online poker platform. Want to learn how to play poker? Want to learn how to win money at poker? 9stacks is the best poker destination for new, as well as regular poker players in India to have fun, develop poker skills and win money. 9stacks is a professionally run Indian online poker platform and 100% legal in India. As a highly reliable, safe and trusted poker site in India, we process the fastest cashouts when you win money on 9stacks. Both the 9stacks website, and the 9stacks app have an easy-to-use intuitive interface – and you can play online poker seamlessly, on your phone or computer; anytime, anywhere. Indeed, 9stacks is “Where India Plays Poker”.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
NSoft

Global Gaming Industry Newsletter – Weekly Digest (sent every Wednesday)

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from European Gaming Media and Events:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here. Read more about European Gaming Media and Event's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Subscribe to our News via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to our news and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Trending

Notice for AdBlock users

We are constantly showing banners about important news regarding events and product launches. Please turn AdBlock off in order to see these areas.