Indian Poker player Muskan Sethi has joined PokerStars as their ambassador.
Sethi from India will now be endorsing the red spade patch in India, the company announced.
She hails from Delhi and she would be playing a major role as PokerStars has decided to expand its horizons in India.
PokerStars’ Stephen Bartley wrote, “It makes it a memorable time for becoming a poker player in India.”
“Sethi would be at the forefront of it.”
She would serve as the new face of the PokerStars India along with Team pro-Aditya Agarwal.
Muskan Sethi- The new face of Poker in India
Although Sethi has only racked up $50,000 live cashes, her name is gaining prominence in the world of poker.
She was announced as captain of a squad of Delhi Diehards for Global Poker League India.
The 27-year old told that her journey to finding poker has been great and she discovered the fondness for the game during her graduation from the London School of Fashion. She also said that she was happy to be finally established in an industry that she loves.
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“I couldn’t get satisfaction in the corporate world or fashion industry so I began helping my mom with her social work,” she asserted.
“I realized that I have found something special when I found online poker,” she added.
Muskan Sethi began playing on PokerStars in 2014 and eventually qualified for the Sharkcage show. Online she has amassed about $115K and now she would be spreading awareness among poker enthusiasts.
Honoured for breaking the glass ceiling
Muskan Sethi was honoured by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind for achieving success in a field that is conventionally dominated by men.
She was one of the 112 women to carve who carved a niche for themselves.
Sethi is recognized as the country’s first professional female poker player and the Ministry of Women and Child Development remarked her as someone who has helped transform the status of Indian women.