Poker Bar, Chennai (Madras)

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Share another experience before you go. Write a Review Reviews 2. See what travelers are saying: Reviewed December 2, via mobile. Along the way came Facebook's Zynga poker, played with virtual chips. At approximately 40 million players worldwide, Zynga became the largest such social poker website. Then with smartphone apps, the game made the jump onto mobile platforms, allowing players to play from anywhere.

A player who knows how to read risks and evaluate his hand will in the long term win over those who do not," said Krutin Parikh, 28, name changed an Ahmedabad-based businessman who plays poker. Everybody is familiar with the rules, playing on Facebook also gives people practice. With proper practice of analyzing risk and playing, people who play online make the jump into playing in the real world," says Parikh.

One cannot use an Indian account to register and be paid on these sites, so some players use accounts in the UK or elsewhere, but play over the internet," said Amish Shah name changed , 27, a businessman.

Others use relatives' accounts. This is done by "hole cams" which allow viewers to see players' hands in real time and watch bluffs, bets and folds - how players react to various situations and how they manage risk and gain. In India, one sports channel has televised ' World Series of Poker' - the game's holy grail - in the past. Going uptown The way this play takes place is also changing. They are much like tournaments in other sports. These are sometimes organized by groups of youngsters who double up as dealers and arbiters for the rake - a percentage of the winnings of each hand.

A good night can net organizers a healthy windfall. No longer are gambling dens the destinations for young card players. In fact, such sites usually involve games like teen patti, considered a game purely of luck. While chips, cards and groups of people in a large room invite police action and subsequent gambling cases, the matter of whether the game involves skill, luck or both is trickier.

The SC had, in , called rummy a game involving more skill than luck, as had the Gujarat high court. In the US in August last year, a New York court had ruled that "poker is more a game of skill than of chance".

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