Los Angeles, CA (April 6, 2016) – World Poker Tour® today announced that Monster®, the official headphones and speakers of the WPT®, will add a 2016 Corvette* to the prize pool of the Monster WPT Tournament of Champions, bringing the overlay to more than $250,000 in cash and prizes.
In addition to a 2016 Corvette, provided by Monster, each member of the six-handed, televised final table will receive a Monster SoundStage, the high-definition wireless home music system with revolutionary multi-room wireless audio. Monster’s prizing is an addition to the six-figure overlay** announced two weeks ago by World Poker Tour, which includes:
– $100,000 in cash
– A special Hublot® watch
– An Aurae® Solid Gold MasterCard
– A pair of Monster Gold Headphones
– A custom premium poker table from BBO Poker Tables
– A seat in Tiger’s Poker Night Presented by World Poker Tour
– A round of golf at the world-class Shadow Creek Golf Course with Matt Savage and two friends
“The World Poker Tour has been a tremendous partner for the past two years, showcasing Monster’s high-performance headphones and speakers to thousands of poker players and millions of television viewers around the world,” said Head Monster Noel Lee. “With so many monsterous WPT Champions planning to compete in the Monster WPT Tournament of Champions, we knew that a 2016 Corvette was the perfect first-place prize to celebrate this great accomplishment.”
WPT President and CEO Adam Pliska adds, “We are incredibly thankful for Head Monster Noel Lee and his amazing team, who remain extraordinary partners and continue to add significant value to the WPT Champions Club. For more than two years our champions have enjoyed industry-leading headphones and speakers from Monster, and now the winner of the newly-branded Monster WPT Tournament of Champions will drive off in a 2016 Corvette courtesy of Monster, befitting the champion of champions.”
*Chevrolet is not a sponsor of the Monster WPT Tournament of Champions or the WPT.
**Subject to change. No cash substitutions. Prizes do not include taxes, fees, or gratuities.
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World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 14th season, which airs on FSN in the United States. Season XIV of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States. ClubWPT.com also sponsors Season 3 of the new WPT Alpha8 series of super-high roller poker tournaments which is currently in production and which airs on FOX Sports 1 in the United States. WPT participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Ourgame International Holdings, Ltd. For more information, go to WPT.com.
For the past 35 years, Monster® has been a catalyst for innovation and big ideas. Discovering that cables in hi-fi systems influenced the sound, Head Monster Noel Lee developed Monster Cable – an immediate hit. Monster® engineered the sound of Beats® headphones, and has since become the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance headphones, all featuring Pure Monster Sound™ technology. Today, the company offers advanced connectivity solutions for professional musicians, home entertainment, computing, mobile and gaming, as well as high performance AC Power and conditioning products. Monster® continues to lead in innovation with Monster having been granted over 500 Patents and 100 patents pending worldwide, offering more than 5,000 products in over 160 countries. Monster® also prides itself in helping those who are in less-than-fortunate circumstances through Monster Cares. Above all, Monster® does what it does Because the Music Matters.
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