Poker in India strengthens Bollywood ties with Jackie Shroff’s new role!

Mon / October / 2017

The popular Bollywood actor of the early 80s is now the new face of Deltin World Gaming Festival! He was introduced recently as the brand ambassador of Delta Corp’s Deltin World Gaming Festival (WGF) in an event by the organizers. He is to be the face of the event promoting different kinds of gaming in the country. The event will be hosted across all Deltin properties including Goa, Sikkim and Daman. The online gaming partner of the event is Adda52, which was acquired by Delta Corp in 2016 and is now incorporated under the Deltin brand label.

Headlining the latest poker news is the series, which is a 5-day event, dated to be held from 30th November to 4th December, 2017. Speaking about this exciting new association Jackie Shroff revealed, “There are now so many awesome games out there, I feel like I have been left behind a little and need to catch up. But I do enjoy playing some games like ‘Warplanes’, I do not know any other games, but for some reason I like this game a lot. May be it is because I wanted to be a pilot but couldn’t. I was very weak in chemistry and math. So, whenever I get any chance of flying a plane I get excited. I have been reading as much as I can about the different kinds of planes, it has now become my hobby.”

The first edition of the unique WGF series was hosted back in 2011 by the Delta Group. This is the second tranche but it is the first time that the 5-day event will be hosted in multiple geographical locations at all of Deltin properties as well as online.

The event itinerary contains an exciting list of games of skills, like poker and video games along with a few games of chance for entertainment. The casinos of all the Deltin properties will be host to popular games like poker, rummy, roulette, baccarat, Indian flush, and Andar Bahar. Meanwhile Adda52 will play host to the online versions of poker and rummy games in the gaming series.

Anil Malani, the President of Delta Corp said to GLaws about the event, “it gives me great pleasure to launch The Deltin World gaming festival. Our efforts have always been to bring in international level of entertainment and gaming for the esteemed connoisseurs in India and welcome gamers across the world.”

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