PokerRaj was created by businessman Raj Kundra, who is married to Bollywood superstar Shilpa Shetty, and launched in 2018, making it one of the newest online poker sites. Kundra was the mastermind behind the Match Indian Poker League and has now created a 100 percent legal online poker site in India for Indian poker players.
The one thing that sets PokerRaj apart from the opposition is the site's focus on customer service. After creating a legal poker site where players' money and information is completely safe, PokerRaj have assembled a customer support team that is second to none.
Offering a wide range of cash games, tournaments and poker promotions, PokerRaj is quickly becoming the online poker site for Indian players.
Although PokerRaj abides by Indian law, players from Assam, Orissa, Telegana and Gujaret are prohibited from playing on the site.
New PokerRaj players can claim a ₹500 bonus when they create their free account via PokerNews. Getting hold of this bonus is simple. Register your PokerRaj account, upload your Know Your Customer (KYC) documents and receive an instant bonus of ₹100. You'll also receive a bonus of ₹400 that is released into your account when you play cash games at PokerRaj.
Use the bonus code "POKERNEWS" when prompted to receive this bonus.
You can also receive a 220 percent bonus when you make your first deposit at PokerRaj. This is made up of a 20 percent instant reward and 200 percent of a locked bonus. The latter unlocks and releases into your account in ₹100 chunks each time you earn 100 Royal Rewards. One Royal Reward point is earned for every ₹15 paid in cash game rake or paid in tournament fees.
The maximum bonus allowed is ₹10,000.
Once you have made your first deposit, all subsequent deposits are match 100 percent in the form of a bonus when you use the bonus code "DUBUP". This bonus is released at a rate of ₹100 per 100 Royal Reward points earned.
The maximum bonus is ₹10,000 each time you make a deposit.
PokerRaj has several poker promotions in addition to the frequent deposit bonuses. These include the Cash Bolt rake race, a refer a friend scheme where you receive ₹1,000 for each player you send to PokerRaj and ₹6,500 worth of freerolls every day that shuffle up and deal at 9:00 a.m, 11:00 a.m, 3:00 p.m, and 7:00 p.m.
PokerRaj Loyalty Program
The loyalty program at PokerRaj is called the Royal Squad and has five levels based on the number of Royal Reward points you earn in a calendar month.
Once a player reaches Queen of King level, PokerRaj pays the TDS tax on all withdrawals meaning you get your hands on all your winnings without having to pay India's 30 percent taxation.
You can also redeem Royal Reward Points for bonus, with the bigger bonuses being the best value for your points.
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Games Available at PokerRaj
PokerRaj offers cash games and multi-table tournament in no-limit hold'em and Pot-Limit Omaha formats.
Cash games have blinds of ₹1/₹2 up to ₹200/₹400 while tournaments have buy-ins ranging from ₹11 up to ₹220.
PokerRaj Customer Support
PokerRaj's excellent customer support team is available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the helpline telephone, Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. There is also the option to chat with a customer support agent via the Live Chat on the site's support page.
Before contacting support, it is advised to check the FAQ section on the PokerRaj website as the most common queries and issues are detailed on here.