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    PokerBaazi.com to donate Rs.10 lakhs to fight off Covid-19, help daily wage workers

    Published on April 2, 2020

    New Delhi:As a humble contribution towards defeating the pandemic spread across the entire country, PokerBaazi.com, a leading online gaming platform, has stepped forward to donate a minimum of Rs 10 lakhs to support India’s battle against Covid-19 by associating with Dehi Youth Welfare Association (DYWA). The platform has organized a special tournament series on their app to support the cause. The brand will be donating the entire tournament fee raised from the main event as well as an equivalent amount from the company’s side towards supporting daily wage workers with ration and money.

    The development comes as the company believes in joint efforts by every responsible corporate to overcome these harsh times and wants to extend aid to the most vulnerable section of society. Also, through this initiative many players associated with the company are likely to come together to make their contribution.

    Mr. Navkiran Singh, Founder and CEO at Baazi Games, the group entity of PokerBaazi.com, said, “The entire world is going through a very tough time and the situation is extremely unfortunate. We believe that only collaborated efforts from all will help the world sail through this pandemic. We consider ourselves fortunate to be able to extend our support and be a part of the battle against coronavirus. We wisheveryone to stay safe and careful during this time.”

    This comes at a time when the fantasy sports business vertical of the group, BalleBaazi.com, is highly affected by the global lockdown. Singh feels optimistic about things getting better soon and added,”Fantasy sports gaming in India has very bright prospects and we are confident that things will get to motion as soon as things get better on ground. In the meanwhile, we have to come together and help the needful for their sustenance.”

    In the past as well, PokerBaazi.com has been associated with various causes to uplift underprivileged sections of the society.  The company last year had organized a motivational session with Olympics Bronze medallist, Vijender Singh and has actively participated in numerous social initiatives like Kerala Flood Relief, Clean Yamuna campaign and sustainable food development systems for underprivileged children.