EPT: Slyde by HD3 becomes watch sponsor of main events
Luxury Swiss watch brand Slyde by HD3 will be the official watch sponsor for the European Poker Tour Season 9 Main Events and will supply specially-designed watches to EPT Main Event winners, EPT President Edgar Stuchly announced today.
The six EPT Main Event winners will receive a "Black and Steel" design Slyde by HD3 watch worth €5,480 each as part of their prize. In addition, the winner of the PokerStars.com and Monte-Carlo®Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final will receive a "Black and Rose Gold" design Slyde by HD3 watch with a retail value of €9,000.
Slyde watches are the creation of Swiss watch manufacturer 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 personalised interfaces for a customized indication of the time.
Jorg Hysek, creator of Slyde welcomed the partnership, saying: "We are very excited about being the Official Watch Sponsor for EPT Season 9, and are pleased to be aligning ourselves with a company with a similar focus on forward thinking and innovation. We are pleased to be awarding the Main Event winners with their watches to congratulate them on their success at the tables."
EPT President Edgar Stuchly added: "The EPT is delighted to be working with Slyde by HD3, and are very pleased to be offering our winners these beautiful watches as part of their prize. We are looking forward to an exciting Season 9, and the fact that we are working with such a prestigious brand of luxury Swiss watches shows the appeal of the European Poker Tour to companies outside of poker."
For more information about the EPT and how to qualify for the opening event of Season 9 in Barcelona, visit EPT.com.
Also visit the Slyde website to learn more about the watches.