Shamballa Jewels renews partnership with EPT for Season 9
EPT President Edgar Stuchly today announced that the European Poker Tour will partner with Shamballa Jewels for a third consecutive year and confirmed the luxury jewellery brand as the Official Bracelet Sponsor of the European Poker Tour Season 9 High Roller and Super High Roller events.
This announcement marks the second major EPT Season 9 sponsorship deal after Slyde by HD3 watches was confirmed as the Official Watch Sponsor of the European Poker Tour Season 9 Main Events.
Shamballa Jewels owner Mikkel Kornerup welcomed the renewed sponsorship, saying: "We are incredibly pleased to be working with the EPT for a third year running. The world's top poker tournaments have a strong history of awarding winners with bracelets as a sign of their success, and we are looking forward to presenting the winners of the EPT 9 High Roller and Super High Roller events with something truly unique and special to celebrate their achievement."
The new sponsorship deal will see Shamballa Jewels provide the six winners of the EPT 9 €10,000 buy-in High Roller events with a bracelet worth €5,000, while the EPT 9 Grand Final High Roller €25,000 event winner will receive a bracelet with a retail value of €8,000 as part of their prize. The unique High Roller bracelet design will include a centre pavé bead embellished with precious black diamonds combined with 18ct rhodium plated white gold.
The winners of the EPT 9 Barcelona €50,000 and EPT 9 London £50,000 EPT 9 Super High Roller events will receive a bracelet with a retail value of €8,000, and the winner of the €100,000 Grand Final Super High Roller event will be presented with a bracelet worth €10,000. The Super High Roller bracelet incorporates precious white diamonds and 18ct rose gold in its exclusive design.
EPT President Edgar Stuchly added: "The partnership between the European Poker Tour and Shamballa Jewels is a natural fit, since both share a similar brand vision that embraces both tradition and innovation. We are delighted to be working with them again for a third year, and look forward to awarding the winners of the EPT Season 9 High Roller and Super High Roller events with these beautifully crafted bracelets to celebrate their success."