Yesterday, we covered international celebrities that have tried their luck in poker. There have been some very notable celebrities like Jennifer Tilly, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Tobey Maguire, who have made quite a name for themselves by playing high stakes poker and tournaments!
Today, let’s take a look at the celebrities from our subcontinent who love playing poker!
One of the most recognizable celebrities, who plays regularly on the domestic circuit. She prefers playing live but she has been recently coming on live streams with other indian poker streaming channels on YouTube and trying her luck in online poker!
She was first introduced to poker by a group of friends 8 years back and has been playing tournaments ever since.Her most noted finish was in Dec 2011, where she was placed 4th in the IPC (Indian Poker Championship) 15K Weekend Kickoff event. She also has a 3rd place finish in the IPC 5K Warm-Up event in Jan 2013 besides numerous cash table wins.
This man has done everything. He has a degree in medicine, acted in movies and has played live poker at the highest level in the country! He has earned himself various top finishes ever since the IPC was formed.
The most noteworthy is his 2nd place finish in the Dec 2010, IPC 10K Freezeout and his 2nd place in the April 2011, IPC 12K Headhunters. He also owns the Mumbai All Stars Franchise in Raj Kundra’s Match Indian Poker League.
The son of Bollywood legend, Shakti Kapoor, Siddhanth is a business grad, popular DJ as well as a poker grinder! He’s a very consistent player across multiple platforms in the Indian poker industry!
Aamir Khan and Shahid Kapoor
Aamir Khan and Shahid Kapoor have both been known to host high stakes poker cash games at their homes with their friends! Aamir Khan has admitted to being an avid online poker player as well!
Shahid Kapoor was seen with Harma Baweja bonding over poker! Now, he hosts regular games at his home! There are a lot more Bollywood celebrities that play poker and love the game but there’s not enough space and time to mention them!
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