Kolkata headquartered gaming company Ability Games Pvt. Ltd., which operates poker and fantasy sports websites, has signed an agreement with payment services provider Amazon Pay for its fantasy sports portal 11wickets.
11wickets, a six month old fantasy sports portal, boasts of having actress Sunny Leone as its brand ambassador and claims to have garnered a database of 10 lakh registered users so far. The website is also a title sponsor of Team Nangarhar Leopards of the Afghanistan Premier League and an associate sponsor of South Africa’s Mzansi Super League.
Commenting on the announcement, Navneet Makharia, CEO of Ability Games said, “We are excited to join hands with Amazon Pay. This will help the audience enjoy skill-based games and earn cash back at the same time. This association will improve awareness in online games. The online gaming industry has maintained its popularity because it has evolved with time. 11wickets.com aims to be part of this evolution by providing a modern twist to traditional games.
He further added, “There is an online boom and the Indian online gaming community is looking for a better gaming experience. With the rising popularity of online gaming, these factors will strengthen the bond between the user and the brand. All the ingredients of explosive growth in gaming are present in the country-be it the demographics, internet or smartphone penetration.”
As part of an introductory offer, 11wickets is offering a 50% cashback to users depositing through Amazon Pay on its website or mobile app. Apart from 11wickets, Ability Games operates online poker website PokerLion and will be soon launching its rummy brand, Rummy24.