World Poker Tour® Strikes Gold with Aurae Solid Gold MasterCard®

Oct 15, 2015

WPT® National China, WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, and WPT Alpha8 Las Vegas Winners to Receive Solid Gold Bank Cards Loaded With $10,000

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Los Angeles, CA (October 15, 2015) – World Poker Tour® today announced an exclusive partnership with Aurae, creators and designers of the Aurae Solid Gold MasterCard® and the Aurae Lifestyle Membership Program. In 2015, Aurae launched a global elite lifestyle management and white glove concierge program, in which members are eligible to receive a fully functional, bespoke MasterCard made from solid gold.

In addition to the first-place prize, the winners of WPT® National China, WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic, and WPT Alpha8™ Las Vegas will all receive a 14k Aurae Solid Gold MasterCard with $10,000 loaded on it and Executive Lifestyle concierge benefits for one year.

Executive Lifestyle members have access to Aurae Relationship Managers 24 hours a day in more than 115 countries around the globe. This membership tier is designed for busy travelers in need of expert social planners that enable them to experience their wealth in new and exciting ways. Dedicated Relationship Managers are well-connected social planners that leverage networks and preferential relationships with thousands of global partners. Aurae Relationship Managers have access to more than 50,000 events and can assist in booking private travel, special dining services, personal shopping experiences, and much more.

Aurae will be introduced at a special party on October 27 at MGM Grand Sanya, before the kickoff of WPT National China. World Poker Tour and Aurae will also celebrate with the North American poker audience at Bellagio, the historic home of the first-ever televised World Poker Tour event, during the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic. Special guests will be invited to an exclusive party at Hyde Bellagio on Monday, December 14 after Day 1A of the Main Event.

Aurae joins an already impressive roster of global sponsors for World Poker Tour, including Hublot®, Royal Caribbean International®, FIAT®, DraftKings®, and Skrill®.

“World Poker Tour is proud to partner with Aurae, and to award the winners of WPT National China, WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, and WPT Alpha8 Las Vegas with Solid Gold MasterCards, in addition to $10,000 and Executive Lifestyle benefits,” said WPT President Adam Pliska. “Hand-crafted and engraved specifically for each client, the one-of-a-kind Solid Gold MasterCard is the perfect reward to celebrate the achievements of each of these three winners, and will serve as a constant reminder of their legacy on the World Poker Tour.”

“Aurae is excited to partner with a great global brand like the World Poker Tour,” said Christopher Scanlon, CEO and Founder of Aurae.  “At Aurae, we elegantly celebrate legacy, achievement, and success with our bespoke, custom-jeweled Solid Gold MasterCards. Winning a high-stakes poker event like WPT National China, WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, or WPT Alpha8 Las Vegas is a remarkable achievement, and we are honored to create commemorative Solid Gold MasterCard’s for the winners of each tournament. The winners’ names will be engraved on the cards to create a lasting legacy of their achievement, and each time a winner spends with the card, they allow others to experience the thrill of their victory. We could not have found a better partner to demonstrate the spirit of Aurae.”

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