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Meet Mohit Agarwal, CEO and Co-Founder of Adda52, India’s Largest Online Poker Platform

| Published on February 14, 2019

Mohit Agarwal is the CEO and Co-Founder of, India’s first ever online poker website. He founded the company with a vision of transforming the landscape of online gaming, especially mind and skill-based games in India. More and more people are taking up mind/skill-based game as a way of life. Today, is the leading online poker website in India, that is played across the country on its award-winning technology platform. He strongly believes with growing internet infrastructure and rise in smartphone user base; the genre of mind/skill-based games is bound to see huge growth in the country.


With a degree in Btech in Electrical Engineering and Comp Science from IIT Delhi and MS from the University of California, Berkeley, Mohit has experience of working at the top managerial positions in Ittiam Systems and Conexant systems. He has several patents filed under his name in the United States Patent & Trademark Office. As a researcher, he has also published quite a few Research papers and believes in constant innovation.

How It Started

A consumer’s life is bombarded with micro-moments where he turns into a device whenever needed (for example, making payments, planning with friends and so on). Mohit, a specialist in mobile computing from his Btech and Master’s days, realized this growing consumer trend early on and so has built Adda52 on the backbone of award-winning cross-platform technology-based App development for poker. The app, to date, has been downloaded and used by millions in the country. Being a gamer himself, Mohit understands various consumers’ needs and their different playing styles; therefore, he has enabled Adda52 as a game that caters to a diverse audience.

The Lesser Known Side Of Mohit

When he is not dabbling in sports and solving math puzzles, Mohit loves to unwind by playing with his 8-year-old son. He believes mind games and sports are important in the overall development of personality and that they train the mind to succeed in an ever-changing world.

Like they say – ‘You have to be skilled to get lucky – in Poker and Life’.

Adda52 is India’s largest online poker and card games site with user-friendly advanced technology that provides a seamless gaming experience. The company was founded in 2011 by a duo of experienced and innovative professionals – Anuj Gupta and Mohit Agarwal, with a vision of transforming the landscape of online gaming, especially in the field of mind and skill-based games in India. Over the past 7 years, has grown exceptionally with millions of users becoming a part of its network. As a testimony of its growth, Adda52 dealt its 100 Millionth hand online in 2017 which is a big achievement in the poker fraternity.

Innovation, transformation and technological enhancements are the three key elements of the foundation of this online gaming platform. A lot of effort has been put to make the online poker game as fair as possible. iTech, world-leading testing, and certification laboratory for Online Gaming systems have certified the online game to be fair with a reliable and resilient system. is the only site to have received such certification for the system alone. The Random Number Generator (RNG) by Adda52 has also been evaluated by iTech Labs and has been certified to meet the relevant industry standards. Award-winning technology has been used to make the game accessible across platforms, be it website, app or mobile browsers. This makes it the most secure online poker game platform for the gamers and provides its users with a safe environment to enjoy the game.


With 100+ dynamic and trained employees, Adda52 aims at maintaining excellence, respect, and integrity in all aspects of their operations. It continuously focuses on new advancements for mobile platforms and on introducing newer variants of poker to the Indian market. has established itself as the leader in the online poker gaming industry over the past few years. In August 2017, Delta Corp Limited, the only listed gaming, and hospitality company in India completed the acquisition of the company which owns and operates the online skill gaming portal The brand is also the founding member of All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) and working committee members of Skill Games Federation in AIGF and Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).

The company intends to invest aggressively to continue its leadership position in the online gaming space without compromising its value and quality standards. The company wants to make this game more popular in the coming times because it is a game that requires strategy, mental sharpness and character.

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