What A Comeback! Dhoni’s Winning Streak Has Us All Excited

Dhoni is blazing a victory trail as he goes about crushing his opponents

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Dhoni took on poker enthusiasts on PokerStars.

The last time we saw our very own Captain Cool MS Dhoni, he lost to people, but this time round, things have changed. Dhoni has a made a comeback and how! He is on a winning streak, knocking out his opponents, one by one. Needless to say, we’re damn excited.

But wait a minute, if you think we’re talking about cricket, that’s not the case. We’re talking about online poker. Yes, poker.

If you remember, some time back Dhoni took on poker enthusiasts on PokerStars. However, things didn’t go as expected. The calm sporting genius surprisingly lost to all of them. Here’s a video that will jog your memory.

Now, the tables have turned. The master cricketer, that all of India looks up to, has scripted an awe-inspiring comeback on PokerStars. There’s no stopping him this time. He’s KO-ing players from across India (knocking out, for the uninitiated).

Before we tell you more, watch this video.

You saw how Dhoni is blazing a victory trail as he goes about crushing his opponents. Whether it’s the man in the Mumbai local, the stock market trader, the shepherd, the young fashionista or the elderly woman, he spares no one.

Poker is for everyone

While Dhoni has clearly avenged all his previous losses, his comeback also says a lot about the game of online poker itself. Poker always give you a chance to bounce back and prove yourself.

What A Comeback! Dhoni’s Winning Streak Has Us All Excited

The most exciting thing about playing poker on PokerStars is that no two games are the same. Every game helps you sharpen your skills and unlock new challenges. The more you play, the better you get at it. Besides, poker is a game for everyone, and the video you just saw reinforces this. It doesn’t matter where in India you’re from or what your profession is. Nothing can stop you from being a poker champion.

You can get on to PokerStars and challenge people from across the country to a game of poker. This way, you get to make new friendships, discover new strategies, have a lot of fun and most importantly, explore the world of poker to the fullest. The game gets seamlessly integrated into the everyday lives of Indians.

So, are you in?

Now that all of India is playing poker, you too can join in. PokerStars Winter Series kicked off on 17 January and it goes on until the 24th. There’s lots to be won. The 8-day extravaganza guarantees you a whopping Rs 2.5 crore across 54 events. In addition to this, there’s Rs 7 lakh to be won by way of Leaderboard prizes.

The Winter Series also features the Rs 40 lakh GTD Progressive Knockout Main Event that has a Rs 7,700 entry buy-in. Tickets worth Rs 3.5 lakh are up for grabs via the Freebuy events.

With so much thrill coming your way and so many prizes to be won, the new year couldn’t have started on a better note.

Without further ado, head over to PokerStars because that’s where everyone is, including Dhoni. So, are you in?

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