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Chili Poker Forms Partnership with WPT

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Chili Poker has just announced they have formed a partnership deal with World Poker Tour Enterprises, the company behind the World Poker Tour (WPT) events held worldwide.  The immediate benefit of this exclusive three year deal will be Africa’s first ever WPT event.

The WPT Marrakech will be held in October at the famous Casino de Marrakech, a Morocco landmark dating back to 1952. So what does all this mean to you? Just another fantastic once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to an exotic location AND play in a major WPT Main Event – that’s all!

Chili Poker along with other poker rooms on the iPoker network will he kicking off a whole series of WPT Marrakech satellite qualifiers in April, giving all players plenty of chances to win their seat! So get ready to go start your poker safari next month by winning an amazing WPT Morocco prize package on Chili Poker! This is your chance to visit exotic Africa and the number one hot spot in Morocco, when The WPT takes place in the tourist town of Marrakech at the Es Saadi Gardens & Resort's palace. This property is 5 Star all the way, offering every luxury anyone could hope for, so even your time away from the poker action will be exciting and memorable. And the Main Event won’t be the only tournament on tap, because organizers are working on a variety of side events including a tournament just for the Ladies.

Both parties are very excited about this new partnership. They see great things in store for the WPT and are very happy to share the WPT’s bright future.  As Alexandre Dreyfus, Chili Poker CEO said, “We’re very glad to be partnering with our friends at Chili Poker, a poker room that is steadily growing in importance on the international scene, to offer WPT tournaments in Morocco.”

Steve Lipscomb, WPT Founder, President and CEO states, “Our goal is to bring value to our partners and WPTE shareholders as we expand our global footprint.”

Of course since this is the inaugural WPT event in Africa, media coverage of all of the festivities will be extensive. Several European TV channels have already jumped onboard to provide coverage of the event, to be broadcast throughout the European nations. That means when you win your seat, you will be on television, playing for all of Europe to see!

Chili Poker was founded in 2006 by Alexandre Dreyfus, a French web entrepreneur. Since it kicked off, Chili Poker has continued to grow by offering their players fantastic promotions and player rewards. And now by joining hands with the WPT, once the word is out, Chili Poker is set to grow even faster than ever by offering satellites to all of the major WPT events. As for the WPT, if you play poker, you have heard of this huge organization!

WPT Enterprises, Inc. is, bar none, one of the most famous names in poker. Thanks to their internationally televised poker shows and constant presence in land based tournaments, they are always in the spotlight. WPTE has been the undisputed leader in the sport of poker when it exploded onto the poker scene during the global poker boom in 2002. Tune in today and you will find the World Poker Tour television show broadcasting their series of high stakes poker tournaments from around the world, including the new seventh season on Fox Sports Net in the USA. And just think, you could be featured on the WPT Morocco show just by playing and winning on Chili Poker!

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