ctro Inc, a mobile gaming company in India, has announced the worldwide launch of Octro Poker, a 3D poker app.
The game is available to be played in real-time in different modes like Blind Poker, 5 Card Poker, Slots in Texas Hold'em variant and has 3D visuals with features like player personalization, private tables with voice chat, detailed player statistics, poker tournaments, and rewards.
Funded by Sequoia Capital, Octro already runs 3 card casino mobile game, TeenPatti, in India.
The founder and CEO of Octro Inc. Saurabh Aggarwal, said: "Our vision is to build Octro Poker as a destination for #allthingspoker. The game has been designed for the worldwide market, with a 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%, etc.) 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% percent in certain countries, the company said in a press release. 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, Octro added.
As per August 2020, Global Market Insights report, the Online Gambling Market size exceeded USD 55 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at 16.5% CAGR between 2020 and 2026, to reach USD 160 billion by 2026.
Octro Inc. is a mobile gaming company in India and has been ranked the No.1 in terms of player spends (India HQ) by App Annie, the industry analytics firm.