NEW DELHI, Jan. 14 -- Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd-owned over-the-top (OTT) video streaming platform Voot has bagged streaming rights for Poker Sports League (PSL). The league will hold its third season online as the pandemic has disrupted the physical tournament.

Zee5, Disney+Hotstar, Jio TV and MX Player were also in talks to acquire PSL.

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Instead of the five-day on-ground event, the virtual league will have eight teams battling it out over two months with 2-3 matches per week, starting 16 January. Esports platform Pocket52 has come on board as the title sponsor, said Dabur India Ltd chairman Amit Burman, who is also the co-founder of Mind Sports League, which organizes the poker to...