Estars and World Series of Poker (WSOP) bring Estars Lounge and competitive gaming to the prestigious tournament series
June 18, 2019 (Las Vegas) – Estars, a new engagement platform for esports events worldwide, is joining the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the longest-running, richest and most prestigious tournament series in the world, to bring the Estars Lounge to the 50th annual tournament series for the first time at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino (Rio). Located inside the Pavilion Room at the Rio Convention Center, the Estars Lounge features an exclusive, vibrant area where Estars members can play a variety of gaming titles, socialize with friends, and interact with top video game streamers.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the WSOP for Estars’ first live activation,” said Jeff Liboon, president of Estars. “Estars will be a destination for esports fans to supercharge their viewing experience and we look forward to launching later this year.”
As part of the partnership, the Estars Lounge also features Guayakí Yerba Mate beverages, RESPAWN Products gaming chairs, and multiple games playable on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One X. The area is open to Estars members from 12 – 9 pm until July 10, 2019.
The World Series of Poker is set to run until July 16, 2019 at the Rio in Las Vegas. Poker fans can follow the World Series of Poker action live all summer long on PokerGO. For more details and a full streaming schedule, click here.
To sign up for Estars, or for more information, visit www.Estars.com.
For more information about WSOP, visit https://www.wsop.com/2019/.
Estars is an interactive engagement platform for esports events worldwide, giving every fan a new way to play, compete, and win. Using insights from top industry experts, Estars combines the best elements of competitive gaming with a social gaming platform, allowing fans to compete for virtual currency as well as participate in promotional sweepstakes for real-world prizes and exclusive in-game items. For more information, visit Estars.com or follow Estars on Twitter, Facebook, or Twitch.
About the World Series of Poker
The World Series of Poker® is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $2.99 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In 2018, the event attracted 123,865 entrants from 104 different countries to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and awarded more than $266 million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of the World Series of Poker Europe in 2007 and the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific in 2013 and the WSOP International Circuit Series in 2015. For more information on the World Series of Poker, please visit www.wsop.com.
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