Hublot sponsors World Poker Tour Hublot, the renowned Swiss luxury watch company initiated and developed by Jean-Claude Biver and Ricardo Guadalupe, is coming to the poker world. The company, which has had collaborations with FIFA World Cup, Ferrari, and both American football and basketball, has announced that they will become the “Official Timekeeper and Official Watch” of the World Poker Tour (WPT) and Alpha8. Hublot will also become title sponsor of the for the WPT Player of the Year, now deemed the Hublot WPT Player of the Year, and award the winner a custom one-of-a-kind watch.
Bwin signs deal with World Poker Tour The World Poker Tour made a major announcement during Day 2 of the WPT Borgata Poker Open on Tuesday. Starting this season (Season XII), the prestigious $25,000 buy-in World Poker Tour World Championship will take place outside of the Bellagio in Las Vegas, moving to the Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The event will take place in May 2014.