World Poker Tour® and ClubWPT™ Announce Partnership with Poker League of Nations for Three Events in October 2020

Sep 15, 2020

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 Los Angeles, CA (September 15, 2020) – World Poker Tour® and Poker League of Nations® are partnering in October for a series of freeroll tournaments on ClubWPT™.

The largest women’s poker group in the world will compete in exclusive tournaments with cash prize pools and prizes from WPT® partner Baccarat and PLON® up for grabs on the WPT’s home for online poker, ClubWPT.

Poker League of Nations is an international community of 6,800 women poker players from 25 countries whose goals include camaraderie, education, philanthropy and encouraging more women to enter and succeed in open poker events.

The first event on Saturday, October 3 features a prize pool of $1,000 cash and featured prizes from Baccarat Crystal. In addition to cash, the winner will also receive Baccarat Crystal Champagne Flutes and the second-place finisher will win a Baccarat Crystal Heart Necklace. The event will be open to only ClubWPT VIP members. There is no purchase necessary to play on ClubWPT.

On Saturday, October 17, all PLON players from around the globe will be able to compete in a free tournament where the winner will receive a special entry into one of LearnWPT’s Digital Lab Experience events. In addition, the top-5 finishers from eligible locations will receive a free month of ClubWPT Diamond membership. The next 20 finishers from eligible locations will receive a free month of ClubWPT VIP membership.

The final tournament on Saturday, October 24 is open to all PLON members who sign up for a VIP trial on ClubWPT or who have an existing ClubWPT VIP account.  Another $1,000 cash prize pool will be up for grabs and the winner will also receive Baccarat Crystal Champagne Flutes from WPT, and the runner-up will win a Baccarat Crystal Heart Necklace from PLON.

The final table of the first event will be live streamed and will feature commentary from PLON founder Lena Evans and WPT’s Lynn Gilmartin.

“The World Poker Tour is delighted to partner with Poker League of Nations on this exclusive Freeroll Series on ClubWPT,” said Jeremy Clemons, VP of Online Services of the World Poker Tour. “WPT and PLON share a common goal of growing the game of poker and PLON’s work over the years to increase participation from women around the globe has been tremendous.”

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“During the pandemic, PLON has offered members a multitude of no-cost opportunities to continue engagement in poker–including education from industry professionals such as WPT’s Vince Van Patten, Lynn Gilmartin and Nick Binger, as well as a number of freeroll online tournaments,” Evans said. “This exciting partnership with ClubWPT augments a long-standing partnership with WPT lines as a whole, including WPTDeepStacks™, ShopWPT, WPT Ladies and LearnWPT, and is a tremendous vehicle to expand these offerings and provide winners with generous cash and prizes.”

All players interested in participating can click here for location eligibility details: https://www.clubwpt.com/prize-eligibility/

WPT is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE). For more information about the World Poker Tour, visit WPT.com.

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About World Poker Tour

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 18th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVIII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com. ClubWPT.com is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 43 states and territories across the United States, Australia, Canada, France and the United Kingdom. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. For more information, go to WPT.com. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc.

 

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Allied Esports Entertainment (NASDAQ: AESE) is a global esports entertainment venture dedicated to providing transformative live experiences, multiplatform content and interactive services to audiences worldwide through its strategic fusion of two powerful entertainment brands: Allied Esports and the World Poker Tour (WPT). Allied Esports Entertainment was created in August 2019 when Black Ridge Acquisition Corp. completed its business combination with Allied Esports and WPT Enterprises.

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