Slyde returns as official watch sponsor of EPT

Luxury Swiss watch brand SLYDE is set to return as the Official Watch Sponsor for the European Poker Tour (EPT) Season 11. Starting with the EPT's landmark 100th event in Barcelona, SLYDE will provide specially-designed watches to winners of EPT and PCA Main Events and High Rollers, and the PCA Super High Roller.

Main Event and High Roller champions will be presented with a 'Black and Steel' design watch that has a retail value of over €5,000. The PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final winner will receive a 'Black and Rose Gold' design watch worth over €9,000.

SLYDE watches combine the traditional standards of high-grade Swiss watchmaking, with modern design and the latest technology. The innovative sapphire crystal display is equipped with an intuitive touch-screen that enables the user to generate personalised interfaces for a customised time display.

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EPT President Edgar Stuchly said: "The EPT is thrilled to once again be working with SLYDE for a third consecutive year and offering an amazing gift for our Main Event and High Roller winners. The watches are truly something special - a keepsake to complement the amazing achievement of winning an EPT title."

Raphaël Bertschy, Chief Operating Officer at SLYDE Watch SA, added: "We are looking forward to another exciting EPT season full of innovation, growth and new milestones. The SLYDE brand shares similar attributes and ambitions with the EPT and we look forward to another great season of events."

Further details about the EPT and how to qualify for the opening event in Season 11 opener in Barcelona this August can be found at www.pokerstars.com/ept/. For more information about SLYDE, visit www.slyde.ch or email ept@slyde.ch.

EPT staff
@PokerStars in European Poker Tour