With fantasy sports and poker having received tremendous engagement in recent times, brands of both fronts are keen on collaborating. The World Poker Tour (WPT) has now teamed up with ELC Gaming, the European division of Allied Esports and their collaboration aims to bring the two together in the first-of-its-kind combined poker and esports event in Valkenburg, Netherlands.
This unique event will include integrated poker and esports, which will take place from October 9-15 during the forthcoming WPTDeepStacks series at Holland Casino. Besides the regular offerings on the schedule highlighted by the €1,100 Main Event, there will be an array of additional items as well.
“The crossover between the poker and esports communities is undeniable, and the addition of a live esports event to one of the WPT’s live poker festivals is a perfect fit to provide an even greater experience for our players.” WPT CEO Adam Pliska stated.
For those who can’t live a day without playing India’s most popular card game, here is some great news.
More than a month ago the Gujarat High Court had judged poker to be a game which relied considerably on chance; a judgement which affected the countless individuals who play poker in India.
In what can be dubbed as a boost to poker in India, a top government official has stated that Goa’s offshore casinos may soon be shifted on land in the coming years