Crypto cashback provider StormX will host its first invitational poker tournament at the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas on March 3.
The tournament is expected to have a prize pool of $500,000 and it will feature a range of professional poker players, cryptocurrency founders, influencers and several NBA players.
Some of the names attending include NASCAR driver Landon Cassill, NBA stars Paul Pierce and Michael Carter-Williams, and decorated poker pros Tom Dwan and Maria Ho.
The tournament, which is the first between StormX and PokerGO, will be live-streamed on YouTube, Twitter and other social media platforms.
As part of our partnership with @PokerGO, we will be hosting our first invitational poker tournament on March 3rd in Las Vegas. Guests will include @landoncassill, @paulpierce34, @mcarterwilliams, @TomDwan, @MariaHo, and more.https://t.co/mDFY2ZARlb
— StormX (@stormxio) January 25, 2022
So far, 81 entrants are registered with a buy-in of $5,000. One rebuy is allowed per player, meaning the prize pool is expected to exceed $500,000.
“We’re excited to host the first of many events that bring together a wide range of entrepreneurs, investors, poker pros, and celebrities to create an enjoyable event that will be streamed globally,” said Simon Yu, CEO and Co-Founder of StormX.
StormX has been named as the official cryptocurrency partner of PokerGO in a deal that will see it receive branding and commercial involvements over several years.
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