PokerLion, an online poker site operated by Kolkata-based developer Ability Gaming, has joined Microgaming's Indian Poker Network.

The site went live on March 8th, offering a number of poker variants for play on desktop and mobile in the major Indian languages. It joins the likes of Mercury Poker, Poker Nation, Pokeryaar and on the network.

"PokerLion joins the MPN's Indian Poker Network with aggressive plans for growth and a commitment to entertain," Microgaming director of network games Jean-Luc Ferriere said.

"Passionate about developing and promoting poker in India, the team are a welcome addition to the network."

Ability Games managing director Navneet Makharia added: "Microgaming software is among the most powerful and successful in the business, so it was the ideal choice for our real money poker website.

"At PokerLion, we are committed to creating the best possible experience for our players, and we are thrilled to debut our new website for our Indian poker enthusiasts, clients and partners."