About Us

Goa Lions is the franchise poker team representing City of Goa in Match Indian Poker League (MIPL), formed in 2017 to promote poker as skill game/sports in tournament format!

Goa Lions, established in February 2018 is one of the 10 teams in the MIPL 2nd season, is owned by Kolkata based Ability Games Pvt. Ltd. Goa Lions has participated in the 2nd season of MIPL with rocking 8 poker players having spirit, aggression and the ability to display poker as mind sport in the face of adversity.

We are the lions who play for winning! But for us, playing in the correct spirit is equally crucial. We are: Lion-hearted, Feisty, Zealous, Entertaining, Daring and Poker Fan-oriented!!


What is Match IPL?

Poker is now regarded as a mind sport by many of the poker enthusiast rather than gambling. Hence, here comes the concept of Poker League to promote poker as mind sport to the Indian poker scenario.

Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty promoted Viaan Industries and the International Federation of Match Poker jointly own Match IPL. MIPL, the short of Match Indian Poker League, is a regulated sports Match Poker tournament. MIPL is officially sanctioned and funded by both the International Federation of Match Poker and the Indian Federation of Poker.

The International Federation of Match Poker (IFMP) has been approved Observer Status of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and a discussion is ongoing to accept it into the Olympic Family so that they can bring and promote poker as a game/sport in Olympics.


About Ability Games

Online games and their importance in the current market are beyond expectations. With the expansion of gaming technology, the ranges of online games have come far off and so the game development process.

Conceptualizing and developing a game is really a valuable and one of the most ingenious practices that need the efficient skills in game designing, graphic designing, and marketing.

Online games and software are what we are destined to develop and what we are trained to make and market. And that is why we are the best game development company based out in Kolkata. Mr Navneet Makharia is the young game entrepreneur & director and the inspiration for the entire Ability Games team.

We wish to conquer the online gaming domain globally having an invested capital of over ₹1 Billion and our strong, dedicated team of marketing, designers and customer support.

We believe online gaming is more than just sophisticated coding and neat graphics. With a team of 25 members, we are the proud creator of a few famed online real money games including pokerlion.com. Our talented team of highly professional and experienced in marketing, development and customer support have a knack for going above and beyond to promote our created games that keep people hooked on for hours. Crafting and promoting chart topping and awesome online games for all platforms is what Team Ability Games do.

The Lions of Team Goa Lions are constantly looking for reasons to play and not for reasons to fold and are ready to rule in MatchIPL in all the upcoming seasons of MIPL!!!


Board Members


John

MR. SURAJ CHOKHANI

MANAGING DIRECTOR

ABILITY GAMES PVT. LTD.

John

MR. NAVNEET MAKHARIA

DIRECTOR & CEO

ABILITY GAMES PVT. LTD.

John

MS. PRIYANKA KAPOOR

CONSULTANT

ABILITY GAMES PVT. LTD.