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US – World Poker Tour extends partnership with 888poker for WPTDeepStacks to close out 2021

The World Poker Tour and 888poker announce today that they are partnering for a new WPTDeepStacks online series, featuring 28 events and more than $3m in guaranteed prize pools. The highlight of the festival is the $1,050 buy-in WPTDS Main Event. With ten starting flights, players will have the opportunity to grab their share of the $1m guaranteed prize pool. “The…

US – Game Play Network announces plans for WPT online

Game Play Network and WPT Enterprises, the internationally televised gaming and entertainment brand, today announced plans for a partnership that adds real money video poker, casino games and poker tournaments to WPT’s existing suite of online poker and social gaming products. Over the last 19 years, WPT has emerged as one of the most well-known…

US – Element Partners completes purchase of World Poker Tour

Allied Esports Entertainment has completed the sale of the entities comprising the World Poker Tour, to Element Partners. The transaction was approved at a special meeting of the Company’s stockholders on July 1, 2021. As previously announced, the purchase price of the transaction totaled $105m and included 100 per cent of the outstanding capital stock…

US – CBS Sports Network becomes exclusive US television home of the 2021 WSOP

CBS Sports has announced a new multi-year rights agreement with PokerGO as its new television partner for the World Series of Poker Main Event and select WSOP Bracelet Events. Beginning in 2021, CBS Sports Network will be the exclusive domestic television home of the WSOP, featuring 15 hours of Main Event coverage and 36 hours…

US – Allied Esports rejects sale of WPT to Bally’s to improve terms with Element Partners

Allied Esports Entertainment, has rejected the chance to sell the World Poker Tour to Bally’s Corp, having agreed to a revised stock purchase agreement with Element Partners. It will now sell all of the outstanding capital stock of each of the legal entities that collectively operate or engage in the company’s poker-related business and assets….

US – World Poker Tour changes hands as Element Partners shuffles its deck

Allied Esports Entertainment, a global esports entertainment company, and Element Partners, a privately-held investment vehicle, today announced a definitive agreement under which Element will acquire the Company’s poker-related business and assets, including the entities comprising the World Poker Tour. Under the terms of the agreement, Element will acquire World Poker Tour for a total of…

US – Zynga taking World Poker Tour to world’s largest free-to-play poker game

Social gamer Zynga will be taking its multi-year partnership deal with renowned poker tournament series, the World Poker Tour, into the digital realm of Zynga Poker, the world’s largest free-to-play poker game. Players will be able to experience the authentic tournament style play that the World Poker Tour is known for in the competitive virtual…

US – World Poker Tour buys DeepStacks Poker

Having recently bought all of WPTDeepStacks, WPT Enterprises has already started operating the WPTDeepStacks brand for Season 4 of the tour, which began January 12, 2017. DeepStacks Poker Tour, launched in 2012, partnered with the WPT to form WPTDeepStacks in mid-2014, replacing the existing WPT Regional and DeepStacks Poker Tour brands in the United States…

China – Hong Kong firm buys World Poker Tour

WPT Enterprises has been acquired by Ourgame International Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed corporation Ourgame will pay $35m in cash for World Poker Tour, the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. “Having already established an exciting partnership with Ourgame, a high growth company led…