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An educated bet: The courses turning poker in India from art to science

Even as poker in most of India falls in a legal grey zone, courses from IIM Kozhikode to online poker universities are helping mainstream it - as both a sport and a career

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“Horse racing was brought in by the British and has been legal ever since, but poker, which can easily be proven as a game of skill with mathematical equations, is still not legalised,” laments professional poker player Raghav Bansal.

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