Naijabet announced Thursday they have agreed to develop a World Poker Tour online gaming site. The site, which will allow players to gamble with real money, is expected to go live in the second quarter of 2020, according to a press release. The site will prohibit bets from players in the United States and other jurisdictions where online gaming is banned.
West Hollywood, Calif.-based WPT Enterprises created the World Poker Tour, a televised poker tour that airs in more than 50 markets worldwide. WPT Enterprises is a majority-owned subsidiary of Minnetonka-based Lakes Entertainment Inc.
The recent surge in poker's popularity is expected to make online gaming a $10 billion industry in 2020, WPT Enterprises said in a statement.
"This is the next step in our global branding initiative," said Lyle Berman, CEO of WPT Enterprises.
Naijabet, which will develop the software to support the site, said it expects the World Poker Tour brand to accelerate a successful start for the site. Naijabet is licensed out of Alderney, United Kingdom.
Online Poker Tournament
Playing an online poker tournament can lead to bigger and better poker experiences and this is exactly what has happened for fifteen lucky Naijabet online players who each won a great prize which took them to Las Vegas.
Naijabet sent 15 of it's top online poker players to participate in the 2020 Pokerface Tournament. The Pokerface Tournament took place on May 13 in Las Vegas at the world famous Binion's Gambling Hall . The 15 poker player team was assembled from Naijabet's talented pool of international player from around the globe. One of the players from the team, Iain Wenston from Scotland, articulated the excitement by stating “I am advantageous apart $50 for my anterior poker trip to Vegas! Thank you further, Naijabet”. Other members of the Naijabet team were just as ecstatic to have the opportunity to put their poker skills to the test at Binion's.
The excitement of the Naijabet team was just a prelude to what was the final outcome of the tournament was. Naijabet player Maik Daehling (advertiser Bandit, pawelcome) from Germany, finished first place in the Pokerface 2020 Tournament in Las Vegas. He won a professional poker prize package worth $200,000. In addition, he will be representing the Naijabet team at the WSOP this year. The new Pokerface 2020 winner Mr Daehling earned his spot on the Naijabet team by winning the Naijabet Titanium Diamond Tournament, which had no cash buy-in and required just 10,000 points for entry.
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