Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – February 7, 2021) – i3 Interactive Inc. (CSE: BETS) (OTC: BLITF) (FSE: F0O3) (“i3 Interactive” or the “Company“) Since launching last August, BLITZPOKER, majority owned by i3 Interactive, has established itself as a premier destination for poker players of all skill levels with a particular focus on welcoming new players to poker. January was a record month for BLITZPOKER as BLITZPOKER’S latest event, the Indian Poker Online Championship (“IOPC“), proved to be the biggest online poker tournament by BLITZPOKER in India to date and India’s largest online poker tournament series.
The IOPC tournament featured a guaranteed prize pool of INR 28 crores (almost $5 million Canadian) – making it India’s biggest online poker event. The tournament officially started on the 14th of January and concluded on 31st January 2021 with the main event “IOPC the Crown” with a 3.5 crore prize pool.
Tapping into and further growing the already exploding gaming market in India, BLITZPOKER has established a foothold within the poker community, continuing its rapid growth since its launch. With its unique tournaments and competitions, BLITZPOKER has seen overwhelming adoption as the market has responded to its brand positioning bringing unique excitement to new and established poker players alike.
The BLITZPOKER app allows players to earn real cash starting with zero to deposit amount. No better way to learn and get started! BLITZPOKER has their support team available on call, chat, email and social media to solve all player queries to ensure smooth gameplay and hassle-free cash outs/deposits, welcoming questions of any kind, any day of the year.
I3 is eager for 2021 to build on the LivePools acquisition, a company registered in India focusing within the Fantasy sports, rummy and real money skill based gaming space launched in 2018 by Gaurav Assomull and Vickram Assomull. LivePools has grown to over 1.5 million users with the aim to be over 10 million users by Q1 2022.
The Company also announces that it has engaged Octagon Media Corp. (parent company of Wall Street Reporter) to provide online marketing, social media, and presentation services for a term of six months. In consideration, the Company has completed a cash payment of US$125,000, and has granted 800,000 warrants for a period of 12 months.
ABOUT I3 INTERACTIVE INC.
The Company is in the business of providing customers with an online and mobile gaming platform which will provide sports fans worldwide with a unique and highly-engaging social gaming product, and sports betting and casino product offering. In an effort to break into the various emerging global markets, i3 has secured partnerships with key social media influencers.
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