The Season XVI WPT Tournament of Champions festival was more than just a poker tournament. The festival was an all-encompassing celebration of the WPT Champions Club, including multiple player parties and more than $300,000 in added value. Included in the added value were gift bags for all WPT Champions Club members who participated in the Season XVI WPT Tournament of Champions, and the bags were valued at more than $1,200 each.
Dedicated WPT partners provided high-quality gift items that were included in the bags and we cannot thank our partners enough.
For more on each item, including where to purchase so you can be just like your favorite WPT Champions Club member, see below.
Biaggi Zipsak Backsack – www.biaggi.com
The first item you’ll notice from the WPT Champions Club gift bags is the bag itself. For Season XVI, Biaggi provided the Zipsack Backsack Micro-Fold Backpack. The bag is stylish and spacious, making it perfect for the traveling poker player such as WPT Champions Club members. In addition to the large main compartment that can fit everything from headphones to sweatshirts to a few snacks, the Biaggi Zipsack Backsack features a cushioned laptop sleeve and several exterior pockets for additional storage.
The bag was so spacious that we were able to stuff all of the WPT Champions Club gift bags items into it and still have room leftover!
The best and most unique part of the Biaggi Zipsack Backsack is that it folds up into a small pouch that is only a fraction of the bag’s size when it is fully expanded. This is perfect for storage of the bag when it’s not in use, saving plenty of space and making it easy to transport.
For more on this great item, including how to purchase your own, check out www.biaggi.com.
Butter Cloth Shirt – www.buttercloth.com
When Butter Cloth came to the World Poker Tour and told us they made the world’s most comfortable shirt, it wasn’t a bluff. As the WPT’s very own Tony Dunst can attest to, Butter Cloth shirts live up to everything and more.
Butter Cloth’s incredible design meets unrivaled softness in these shirts. Plus, they’re wrinkle-free and provide tremendous flexibility thanks to Butter Cloth’s six-way stretch technology. If you’re looking to stand out at the poker table, but not feel uncomfortable, just wear a Butter Cloth shirt. It’s a dress shirt that feels like a t-shirt and is available in several colors, patterns, and both long and short sleeve.
To browse Butter Cloth shirts and pick up your own, check out www.buttercloth.com.
APL Shoes – www.athleticpropulsionlabs.com
The World Poker Tour believes in providing only the best products for its WPT Champions Club members, and that’s why APL shoes from Athletic Propulsion Labs fit right in. APL shoes are as good as they come, offering top-of-the-line performance and comfort. Plus, the shoes provide great support without sacrificing how great they look.
Athletic Propulsion Labs was founded by former collegiate athletes who played both basketball and football at the University of Southern California. Given the background and experience of the founders, they know a thing or two about designing a high-performance shoe that excels.
To check out the wide variety of products from Athletic Propulsion Labs, including APL shoes, check out www.athleticpropulsionlabs.com.
Faded Spade Cards – www.fadedspade.com
Included in every WPT Champions Club gift bag was a set of Faded Spade cards, the new face of cards and the preferred playing cards of the World Poker Tour. With a fresh, modern design, Faded Spade is the maker of high-quality cards for today’s game.
Faded Spade cards were used in the entire Season XVI WPT Tournament of Champions event and have been used on WPT final tables for several events. The cards are available in poker size and bridge size, plus RFID versions are available. They’re 100% plastic and are extremely durable.
Take your game to the next level with Faded Spade playing cards, available for purchase at www.fadedspade.com.
Manscaped Grooming Kit – www.manscaped.com
Poker players are always looking for added edges on and off the felt, and Manscaped’s Perfect Package that was included in all WPT Champions Club gift bags provides just that. Manscaped’s Perfect Package comes complete with an expertly crafted toiletry bag, specially formulated products, and top-notch grooming tools to improve hygiene, increase appearance and attractiveness (just ask Lynn Gilmartin), and improve confidence.
Manscaped’s Perfect Package is available from www.manscaped.com and includes the Lawn Mower electric trimmer, the Plow safety razor, the Shears nail kit, Crop Cleanser, Crop Reviver, and Crop Preserver. Basically, Manscaped’s Perfect Package is everything you need for expert grooming in a man’s most important area.
To purchase Manscaped’s Perfect Package, or any of Manscaped’s great products, check out www.manscaped.com.
Gunnar Intercept Glasses – www.gunnar.com
Gunnar provided a pair of comfortable Intercept sunglasses that have a lightweight design and lenses that filter blue and UV light to enhance contrast and protect your eyes. These sunglasses are perfect for poker players looking for stylish, high-performance eyewear on and off the felt.
Whether it’s intense staring matches at the poker table or strain from looking at your computer screen for hours, Gunnar makes the perfect glasses that are engineered to prevent irritation, increase clarity, and give you the protection you should want in your eyewear.
Dozens of glasses and more are available from www.gunnar.com.
Onnit Nutrition Package – www.onnit.com
Onnit’s mission is to “inspire peak performance through a combination of unique products and actionable information.” With the Onnit Nutrition Package provided to all WPT Champions Club members in the Season XVI WPT Tournament of Champions, players have the ability to increase their performance and take their game to the next level. Included in the package was Onnit’s flagship Alpha Brain product for memory and focus, plus New Mood that is great for helping poker players unwind and relax after a long day of intense poker action.
WPT champions also received a sample pack of Onnit’s Protein Bites that are high in protein, low in sugar, and taste great with their combination of chocolate, cashew, and coconut.
For more great products from Onnit, including plenty of performance supplements, fitness tools, apparel, and more, check out www.onnit.com.
Rockstar Energy Hoodie – www.rockstarenergy.com
Rockstar Energy, the official energy drink of the World Poker Tour, provided a comfortable hoodie for all WPT Champions Club members in the Season XVI WPT Tournament of Champions. Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles, from athletes to rock stars, and the WPT Champions Club is certainly filled with poker’s biggest rock stars.
To get your own Rockstar Energy and apparel, head to www.rockstarenergy.com.
Jawline WPT Special Edition Beard Oil – www.jawline.io
Our partners at Jawline have created a World Poker Tour Special Edition Beard Oil that has been carefully designed for the best of the best on the World Poker Tour. Jawline’s carefully selected, all natural, and all organic carrier oils provide WPT players’ beards with extra shine and glory to outshine and distract their beardless opponents.
Jawline WPT Special Edition Beard Oil is more than just oil for your beard, as it contains a special blend of therapeutic essential oils. The fragrance is subtle but packs a big punch in cognitive performance. If you’re a poker player with a beard, and we know many of you are, the Jawline WPT Special Edition Beard Oil is perfect for you.
To pick up some Jawline WPT Special Edition Beard Oil, or any of their other great products, check out www.jawline.io. There’s also a three-month beard challenge to guide you along the way to your best beard ever.
Tito’s Handmade Vodka – www.titosvodka.com
Tito’s Handmade Vodka generously provided free drinks at the WPT Champions Club party at Topgolf Las Vegas the night before the Season XVI WPT Tournament of Champions kicked off. Knowing how some of the players might be feeling, Tito’s included a hangover kit in all of the gift bags for WPT champions that played in the event. Plus, a 750 ml bottle of Tito’s Handmade Vodka was included.
Tito’s is a great-tasting vodka that is gluten-free. For more, visit www.titosvodka.com.
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom, Courtesy of Zynga Poker – www.ultimateears.com
The Wonderboom speaker from Ultimate Ears is an outstanding gift for WPT Champions Club members and something you’ll want to pick up yourself. It has Bluetooth wireless capability, it’s waterproof, and it’s circular shape provides 360-degree sound. The rechargeable battery offers up to 10 hours of battery life, and the Wonderboom is extremely portable. Take it with you to the beach, the pool, on a road trip, camping, or to your next home game.
The Wonderboom was provided to WPT Champions Club members courtesy of Zynga Poker, and you can get yours at www.ultimateears.com.
WPT Tournament of Champions Jacket, Courtesy of ShopWPT – www.shopwpt.com
Last, but certainly not least, is this special WPT Tournament of Champions jacket, courtesy of ShopWPT, the official home of World Poker Tour gear. Poker rooms all over the world can get chilly and we want our champions to be warm and comfortable at the table. Although the special WPT Tournament of Champions jacket is available to only members of the WPT Champions Club, ShopWPT.com has apparel and more for every poker player. There are men’s and women’s collections, and t-shirts, hats, outerwear, and more.
Head to ShopWPT.com today to get your official World Poker Tour gear.
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