Octro’s 3D poker app, Octro Poker is now available worldwide with immersive features

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Octro has announced worldwide launch of Octro Poker, 3D poker app. The game is available to be played real-time in different modes like Blind Poker, 5 Card Poker, Slots in the Texas Hold’em variant and has unique 3D visuals with features like player personalisations, private tables with voice chat, detailed player statistics, poker tournaments and rewards. Funded by Sequoia Capital, Octro already runs largest three card casino mobile game- TeenPatti in India.

Octro founder and CEO Saurabh Aggarwal

Commenting on the new game, Octro founder and CEO Saurabh Aggarwal, said, “Our vision is to build Octro Poker as a destination for #allthingspoker. The game has been designed for worlwide market, with special focus on private tables (home games) with voice chat, where players can choose to play only with their friends. Game and Player statistics (VPIP, PFR, Raise/Fold% and more) that we show at the end of every game on private table is industry first globally. We will soon be launching multi-table tournaments and private clubs.”

The recent increase in the amount of time people spend online has brought about a resurgence in online poker. Since social distancing and lockdowns took effect, online poker playing has increased by more than 50 per cent in certain countries. New players are also eager to get into the game, with first-time poker players increasing by more than 200 percent in the same period.

As per Aug, 2020, Global Market Insights report, online gambling market size exceeded $55 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at 16.5 per cent CAGR between 2020 and 2026, to reach $160 billion by 2026. Online Poker owns lion’s chunk in this market and shows most promising growth.