Poker Dangal review
PokerDangal is an Indian poker room launched in 2017 and its parent company is Xeta Networks Pvt Ltd company, a firm legally registered at Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Dangal is a Hindi word which means "wrestling", and the room honors its name as the action is permanent.
PokerDangal is mainly a room for Omaha fans, although it also has some NLHE tables.
One of the main features of PokerDangal is the "Dangal ATM", also called Instant Currency, which allows players to request withdrawals and receiving on their bank accounts in just 30 seconds.
PokerDangal is only available for players living in India (with proper documentation), except for Assam, Orissa, Telangana, and Gujarat states.
70% of the traffic at PokerDangal corresponds to PLO 6-max. Tables are available from 1/2 INR to 300/600INR, although in the top of traffic we have only spotted tables running up to 100/200INR (similar to NL300$). Hold'em is played mostly in low stakes starting on 1/2INR up to 25/50INR.
- 1/2 = 1 table (FR only)
- 5/10 = 2 tables (SH and FR)
- 10/20 = 1 table (SH only)
- 25/50 = 1 table (SH only)
Omaha [SH only]:
- 1/2 = 1 table
- 2/4 = 2 tables
- 5/10 = 1 table
- 10/20 = 2 tables
- 25/50 = 4 tables
- 50/100 = 1 table
- 100/200 = 2 tables
There is no SnG lobby on PokerDangal.
PokerDangal has a weekly tournament grid with over 8Lac in GTD prizes, and the main tournament, the Showdown, is played on Saturdays and features a 3Lac GTD prize pool and an 880 buy-in
- Daily 10K GTD 66INR
- Daily 20K GTD 165INR
- Midnight PLO - 5K GTD 55INR
- Monday PLO - 50K GTD 450INR
- Tuesday Trips - 75K GTD 375INR
- WoW Wednesday - 80K GTD 330INR
- Dangal Supreme - 2 Lac GTD 440INR
- Dangal Friday - 1 Lac GTD 550INR
- Showdown 3 Lac GTD 880INR
- Free Entry- 10K GTD Free
PokerDangal also hosts several tournament series like the Dangal Series which had 15Lac in GTD prizes.
The PokerDangal platform is available to Windows and Mac users, and also for mobile devices such as Android and iPhone. A web browser client can also be used.
The client is functional and looks modern, and has all the necessary features to comfortably grind:
- 4-color card deck available
- Seat preferences
- Game settings as betting sizing
- Hotkeys can be set up
The software has an RNG certification by iTech Labs
Multiple tables can be arranged automatically in several ways by just using one button. Run it Twice is available at the tables.
PokerDangal process payments using MasterCard and Visa. E-wallets such as MobiKwik, PayUmoney, FreeCharge, OlaMoney, and Cashfree are also available.
Each player can request one instant withdrawal up to INR 30,000 (can be divided into maximum 10 transactions per day). The minimum and maximum deposit at PokerDangal is INR 100 and INR 1,000,000 respectively.
Regarding the Indian government tax, any withdrawal below INR 9,999 (the minimum cashout is INR 500) per day is TDS free, but any transaction over 9,999 INR/day is subject to a 30% tax. The tax is only charged to profits (initial deposits don't count). A PAN (Permanent Account Number) must be supplied for requesting withdrawals)
Usually, the withdrawals are processed instantly (using the Dangal ATM feature), but if not it will be processed in 48 hours during working hours.
PokerDangal is a great room for Omaha fans looking for action at low and mid-stakes. The Dangal ATM feature which allows the players to receive withdrawals instantly is very much appreciated.