Celebrity poker website scrapped

British businessman Raj Kundra is abandoning his online poker venture, celebritypoker – an Indian poker website where players can play with Bollywood personalities and cricketers, local media reports.

Celebritypoker, which was announced in September 2016, was built on the premise that players would have a chance to play real money online poker with celebrities including Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Rohan Gavaskar, Harman Baweja, Shane Warne and others.

Warne however, in a recent tweet denied he was involved in any Indian poker website.

The website later became no longer accessible online, and it is understood that Kundra no longer has any plans of launching it.