Poker Sports League (PSL) is back with its season 6. With over 12.5 million views, season 5 established PSL as one of the most viewed poker events – globally. 

PSL CEO and founder Pranav Bagai stated, “PSL season 6 is poised to transcend even greater heights and promises unparalleled excitement, intensified competition, and thrilling gameplay for all poker enthusiasts. This season, we’re not just raising the bar; we’re setting new standards.” 

In this season 42 new players will have a chance to be a part of PSL by playing the free qualifiers on Pocket52. Bagai added, “PSL is not just a tournament; it’s a movement towards establishing poker in a viewer-friendly, team format.”

Continuing its partnership with JioCinema as the official streaming partner and Pocket52 as the title sponsor, PSL season 6 boasts a prize pool of two crore rupees.

Commenting on the association, branded content head Vivek Mohan Sharma said, “At Viacom18, we are thrilled to continue our collaboration with the Poker Sports League for its sixth season. The unparalleled excitement and competition of PSL resonate with our vision of delivering premium sports entertainment. JioCinema’s platform will bring the thrill of poker to an even broader audience, enhancing the viewing experience with innovations like Hindi commentary. As we witness PSL set new benchmarks, we are proud to support this extraordinary league that champions both talent and the spirit of the game.”

Key highlights of PSL season 6:

  • Expansion to seven teams from six, each featuring the top professional players in India.
  • Free entry and open qualifiers on Pocket52
  • Contestants can compete in up to eight daily PSL tournaments to collect leaderboard points on Pocket52. 
  • Top 42 players on the P52 PSL leaderboard are guaranteed a spot in one of the teams.
  • Top 1000 players on P52 PSL leaderboard are assured prizes worth over 40 lakhs.
  • Addition of Hindi commentary on JioCinema

The qualifiers kicked off on 16 June with over 5,000 people participating in the first qualifier. 

League Timelines

Qualifiers on the Pocket52 app16 June – 4 August 2024
Auction – streamed live on JioCinema13 August
Virtual League matches – streamed live on JioCinema26 August – 8 September
On-Ground live finale – streamed live on JioCinema12 September – 16 September