Poker Raj has announced Anita Hassanandani as their brand ambassador. Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty announced the development for their poker site Poker Raj which started its operations in September to bring all the poker enthusiasts under the same umbrella.
Anita Hassanandani is a popular television actress who has worked in several Telugu, Tamil and Hindi television serials. She is a poker enthusiast herself and she had participated in the first edition of Viaan Industries and International Federation of Match Poker sponsored Match IPL (Match Indian Poker League).
Excited about her new responsibility, Hassanandani said, “I absolutely love poker. I have always expressed my love for this sport and I am very excited about this new association with Poker Raj. Poker is evolving in our country and I would be glad to be a part of it.”
Several Indian celebrities which include the names of Sunny Leone, Chris Gayle, Minissha Lamba, Ranvijay Singh and Vijender Singh have endorsed online poker in India and now Anita has also joined the bandwagon to promote poker as a game of skill in India.
Raj Kundra, the chairman and MD of Viaan Industries said, “Anita is a wonderful person. She has been our lucky charm in our poker events and she plays poker really well. We found her to be a perfect choice for this role. We welcome her on board as Poker Raj brand ambassador.”
Poker Raj was launched in September this year. Founded by Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty Kundra, it is an effort to expand the horizons for the poker enthusiasts in India who wish to enjoy the game of online poker. At the time of launch, Kundra had said, “We have been focusing on several variants of real money gaming in India which comes under the parlance of the game of skill. We were successful in launching India’s first official poker league. We have been working on Poker Raj for a few years now and now we aim to focus on taking a sizeable market share of the poker industry.”