Monster® Named Title Sponsor of WPT® Tournament of Champions; Adds $100,000 in Cash to Prize Pool

Mar 20, 2017

Monster WPT Tournament of Champions


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Los Angeles, CA (March 20, 2017) – World Poker Tour® today announced that Monster®, the official headphones and speakers of the WPT®, returns as the title sponsor of the WPT Tournament of Champions, taking place April 7-9, 2017, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

As title sponsor of the prestigious, season-ending event, Monster will add $100,000 to the prize pool of the Monster WPT Tournament of Champions, creating a valuable overlay for WPT Champions Club members competing in this rake-free tournament.

In addition to the six-figure cash overlay given to the prize pool, each member of the six-handed, televised final table will receive a Monster Superstar Ravebox, the portable, high-definition speaker that allows you take the dance festival home, with a dazzling kaleidoscope of sights and sounds. The winner of the Season XV Monster WPT Tournament of Champions will receive a pair of Rose Gold Wireless Over-Ear Element Headphones from Monster.

“At Monster, we strive to produce the highest quality products for all of our loyal consumers around the world, and that is a vision shared by the World Poker Tour and exemplified through each of its world-class events, “ said Head Monster Noel Lee. “We couldn’t be more pleased to once again be the title sponsor of the Monster WPT Tournament of Champions, and we look forward to seeing poker’s greatest champions compete for the most monsterous of WPT titles.”

Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour, added: “Monster has been an extraordinary partner of the World Poker Tour for four seasons, and it is our pleasure that the WPT will close out a historic Season XV with the Monster WPT Tournament of Champions. Head Monster Noel Lee and his outstanding team continue to add significant value to the WPT Champions Club, and they have raised the bar once again through the company’s tremendous contribution of $100,000 in cash to the Monster WPT Tournament of Champions prize pool.”

More prizes will be announced in the coming days, creating an even larger overlay and exceptional value for all members of the WPT Champions Club.

The Monster WPT Tournament of Champions takes place April 7-9, 2017, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The season-ending event is only open to members of the WPT Champions Club and features a rake-free $15,000 buy-in. The event will be filmed and broadcast as part of WPT’s televised schedule for Season XV.

For more information regarding the Season XV Monster WPT Tournament of Champions, click here.

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About Monster
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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