Winners of the Main Event, High Roller and Super High Roller to receive luxury Swiss watches as part of their prize.
Luxury Swiss watch brand Slyde will be the official watch sponsor for the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 10th Anniversary event in January 2013, the Director of Live Operations for the PCA and Latin America, David Carrion, announced today. It marks the second partnership deal for Slyde with PokerStars, after the watch brand was announced as the Official Watch Sponsor of the EPT Season 9 Main Events earlier in the year.
Jorg Hysek, creator of Slyde, welcomed the partnership, saying: "The PCA is one of the biggest events in live poker; for poker players, winning a PCA event is a career highlight. We are excited to be partnering with such a prestigious event and look forward to awarding the winners of the High Roller, Super High Roller and Main Event with their watches and congratulating them on their success."
David Carrion added: "Slyde and the PCA are a natural partnership fit as both brands share a brand vision that embraces and celebrates innovation and heritage. We look forward to awarding these beautiful watches to the winners as part of their prize."
The new sponsorship deal will see Slyde provide the winner of the $10,000 Main Event winner with a 'Black and Steel' design watch worth €5,250, the winner of the $25,000 High Roller with a 'Rose Gold design watch worth €11,990, and the $100,000 Super High Roller champion with a 'Steel and Diamond' design watch worth €14,880.
Slyde watches are the creation of Swiss watch manufacturerSLYDE (formerly HD3), and represent a revolution in watch-making by combining traditional horological craftsmanship with modern design and the latest technology. The innovative sapphire crystal display is equipped with an intuitive touch screen enabling the user to generate an infinite number of personalized interfaces for a customized indication of the time.
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