First offline Rummy Tournament with a prize of Rs 70 lakhs to be held in Goa
Online rummy website RummyCircle has announced a new ‘Grand Rummy Championship’ between 18th-20th May, 2018 at The Lalit Golf and Spa Resort in Goa. This is the first offline tournament ever to be hosted by RummyCircle earlier known as Games24x7.com, the country’s largest rummy website by revenues. The Grand rummy tournament entails a guaranteed prize pool of Rs. 70 lakhs.
The top 204 rummy players who enter the online qualifiers on RummyCircle with an entry fee ranging from Rs. 500-6,000 will be eligible to participate in the Grand Rummy Championship and will also receive an all-expense paid trip to Goa.
According to the Rummy Circle press release, this fun-filled, and exciting championship will provide an unforgettable evening for participants with an all-expense paid trip to Goa that will include live Rummy games, cocktail parties, gala dinners and live performances.
While the winner of the tournament is eligible to receive a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakhs, all other finalists will also be assured of some cash prizes. The company has also stated that there will be several other entertainment performances and a grand party for the finalists.
Entry to Rummy tournament
The Grand Rummy Championship got underway from April 8th, consisting of a series of daily tournaments. The winners of these daily tournaments get an entry to the Sunday Finale, held at the end of each week. Players winning these Sunday Finales, get Golden Tickets to participate in the GRC Finale in Goa on 19th May 2018.
There are different entry fee qualifiers that you can choose to play from. In second week you can participate in a Rs 400 or Rs 4000 or Rs 8,000 started from 16 April 2018.
According to Co-CEO and Co-Founder Bhavin Pandya, the live tournament is the first of its kind in India, with players from across the country participating in weekly tournaments online on RummyCircle and then joining for the Grand Finale in Goa. Rummy circle attempt to bring the old charm of rummy with a blend of online charisma and welcome their players to an exclusive night of rummy games and other fun activities all through the event.
With the adrenaline pumping, players experience a whole new way of playing Rummy games on real tables. The live location, real cards, dealers and the prize pool are sure to double the fun and intensity of this Grand Rummy Championship.
The Finale is divided into four rounds. The winners of each round will move to the next level. What adds to the excitement is that the rounds will be played offline in the presence of a trained dealer. The winner will be announced at the event itself.
Commenting on the launch of the Grand Rummy Championship, RummyCircle co-founder and co-CEO Bhavin Pandya said, “Rummy is one of the most loved Indian card games and over the last nine years, we have witnessed a phenomenal growth in the online rummy community. The Grand Rummy Championship will bring together rummy players from all over India on a shared platform for the first time – all to celebrate our common love for the game.”
Sachin Uppal, Chief Marketing Officer of RummyCircle added, “The Grand Rummy Championship is the first of its kind in India. As the largest community of online rummy players in the country, we wanted to crown the best of the best – the finest rummy player in the country. The scenic Lalit Golf & Spa Resort in Goa is a fantastic and fitting backdrop for the maiden entry of this tournament. Our hope is that going forward this event becomes the most awaited mark in a rummy player’s calendar.”
While online poker websites this is perhaps the first time that an online rummy website is organising a large scale offline rummy event in India and that too in a non-casino location. Few years ago, Essel Group had organised the World Rummy Tournament (WRT) finals on a cruise ship in Malaysia and Thailand.
If you are still thinking about joining the Grand Rummy Championship, now would be a great time. Start playing the weekly qualifiers and win the Golden Ticket to the mega GRC Finale. Create your account with RummyCircle and join India’s first ever and biggest Grand Rummy Championship at the Lalit, Goa, 2018.