India is a vibrant country known for many amazing things from being the biggest democracy to being the mecca of cricket. While the national sport of the country is hockey, but it is the cricket that rules the hearts of Indians. Now after cricket, it is the legality-of-skill-games skill game of poker which is fast-catching the nerves of Indians. While the game is still dominated by males, the scene is set to change in few years to come with the growing number of women joining in the game and creating impact in the poker world. Here we have decided to give you a quick glimpse into the top five gorgeous ladies who play poker:
Adda52 Team Pro-Nikita Luther is India’s most beautiful poker lady from New Delhi who started playing poker during her college days. Having the talent for the mind game, Nikita picked up the game quickly and went on to win laurels for her game by taking down a Ladies Event at the 2015 India Poker Championship in Goa. This year, the 26-year old created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win an international poker title. She won the coveted PokerStars Trophy at Macau Poker Cup (MPC).
Apart from big titles, Nikita has final-tabled and made deep runs across various prestigious events. A COO of the Poker Sports League (PSL), Nikita believes that poker is still in its infancy in India but people are getting educated about the game and it is fast-catching the nerves of Indians. She serves as the real ambassador for poker and works towards promoting the game among women in India. When not playing poker, Nikita loves travelling to exotic locations, reading books and playing pool.
Follow her here: https://www.facebook.com/NikitaLutherOfficial/
2. Minissha Lamba
Known for her performance in popular like “Yahaan”, “Bachna Ae Haseeno” and “Well Done Abba” Minissha Lamba is the gorgeous lady from Delhi who was born in a Punjabi-speaking family in 1985. She always wanted to become a journalist but her beauty and talent took her to Bollywood industry. Recently, she grabbed big headlines for singing up the Adda52 as the first celebrity poker pro in India.
A graduate with English (Hons.) from University of Delhi, Minissha picked up poker when her friends came from abroad to India and introduced her to the game about 6 years ago. Playing poker for several years now, she has won laurels for her game. Her notable score came in 2011 when she finished 4th in Weekend Kickoff at Indian Poker Championship (IPC). Recently, she made big headlines for winning a special ‘Ladies Event’ at the Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT) September 2017. Apart from poker, Minissha loves travelling to beautiful locations, particularly the beaches and mountains.
Follow her here: https://www.facebook.com/minisshalambaofficial/
A social worker from Delhi, Muskan Sethi is one of the most respected players in India’s poker circuit. She fell in love with poker at a very tender age of 12 and always enjoyed the game with her family. However, it was about 4 years ago that she took poker seriously. Now she travels to various parts of the world to play poker. She has cashed out in several prestigious tournaments such as Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT), WSOP (World Series of Poker ), WPT ( World Poker Tour), EPT ( European Poker Tour) etc. Her best live cash is $13,107 which she got at 2017 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour – GUKPT.
Soon, the lady has to be honored by the president of India for achieving success in poker. Also, she has been appointed as the manager of GPL India and will be leading Delhi Diehards in GPL Season 1.
Follow her here : https://www.facebook.com/muskaansethi/
A fashion designer and model, Amrita Sethi is yet another gorgeous Indian lady who plays poker professionally. So far tournaments and cash games, this multi-talented poker woman has come a long way especially in the last two years. Currently, Amrita is a part of a renowned Indian poker site and will be representing and promoting them at various online poker tournaments and live poker events.
Follow her here : https://www.facebook.com/AmritaSethiPoker/
Another beautiful poker lady that comes to our mind is none other than Maria Kirloskar from Pune in India. A passionate traveller, voracious reader, and great writer, Kirloskar has been playing poker for few years. It was only in 2015 that she took the game seriously. She travels to various parts of India to take part in several prestigious tournaments. Her best live cash remains $1,177, which she claimed in December 2017 by finishing 5th in 15K Bounty Event at the Baadash Gaming Live Tournament in Goa.
Check out about her here : https://www.facebook.com/maria.kirloskar