As the first luxury brand to serve as the official timekeeper and official watch in the international professional poker tournament, HUBLOT has once again proved that the brand is always the first, unique and unique watch brand. Following the three major sports of football, basketball and cricket, HUBLOT Hublot has once again opened up a new field. In Las Vegas, the United States announced its cooperation with the World Poker Tour (WPT) and officially became its official timekeeping and official Watch.
Hublot Global CEO Ricardo Guadalupe chooses the WPT® Five Diamond World Poker Classic in Las Vegas and the WPT Alpha8 ™ Las Vegas China officially announced the partnership between Hublot and the World Poker Tour. These two poker events will be held from December 15th to 20th, 2014 at the legendary Bellagio Hotel and broadcast on FOX Sports TV. All the top professional and amateur poker players are gathered together.
Ricardo Guadalupe said: ‘As the first luxury brand to serve as the official timekeeper and official watch on the international professional poker circuit, Hublot has once again proved that the brand is always the number one, unique and unique watch brand .We chose the World Poker Tour because it has internationally renowned market visibility, strong live event ratings, and attracted many top international players. These advantages also make this event the industry standard in poker. I am convinced that this field will have Very good business and marketing potential, as evidenced by Hublot’s great success in Las Vegas and Macau. ”
World Poker Tour Chairman Adam Pliska said, ‘Hublot is a top Swiss watchmaking brand known for its iconic sports watches. Our partnership will add more value to every live poker event. In April this year, the 12th World Poker Tour Champion Keven Stammen defeated Byron Kaverman at the Borgata Hotel and won the Hublot Prestigious Award, the King Power Unico Watch. We are very honored to present a total value of nearly one million dollars. Super Watches are the winners of the future televised events and the Hublot World Poker Tour Player of the Year next season! ‘
Hublot became the first luxury brand to cooperate with professional football in 2006. This cooperation has achieved great success in business and marketing. In 2011, Hublot also became the first luxury brand to cooperate with American professional basketball. In the same year, Ferrari chose Hublot as their official timepiece and official watch. In 2014, not only in the field of poker, Hublot also became the first luxury brand to enter the cricket world. Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. With its cooperation in India, Australia, the Middle East and other federal countries, this cooperation opportunity has also greatly enhanced the popularity of Hublot on four continents.
Hublot watches dedicated to poker enthusiasts Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour limited edition watch
The Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Limited Watch specially created by Hublot brings poker elements into the design. With the iconic Big Bang appearance, it attracts the players’ attention. This watch is equipped with Hublot’s homemade UNICO flyback chronograph movement. The dial can be seen with the guide wheel and double horizontal bearings.
The new details clearly show the characteristics of poker. The 18K king gold or stainless steel bezel shows polished and micro-blasted patterns that are common and iconic in the world of poker. The hollow dial makes the UNICO flyback chronograph movement clearly visible, and the scales are covered with a red SuperLuminova ™ luminous coating. Both timers are surrounded by polished silver-plated rings. The first counter that displays minutes is at the three o’clock position, and the second counter that displays seconds is at the nine o’clock position. The date pane shows the overall effect at three o’clock. The sapphire crystal mirrored back features the unique World Poker Tour logo.
The Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Limited Watch with a diameter of 45.5mm is available in two models, 18K King Gold (18K gold developed by Hublot plus 5% white gold to make it red, precious), limited edition of 100 pieces ; Another impact-resistant steel watch is limited to 200 pieces. Both watches are equipped with the famous and unique ‘Easy One Click’ device, allowing users to easily replace the three straps. All three straps are crocodile leather inlaid on natural rubber, and the whole watch looks more ‘poker’ with black, red, gold and silver coating.
Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Limited Watch
Serial number 411.SX.1170.LR.WPT15 (stainless steel case / limited edition 200)
411.OX.1180.LR.WPT15 (king gold case / limited edition of 100 pieces)
Case ‘Big Bang Unico’, 45.5 mm diameter, polished and microblasted King Gold or steel
Bezel Polished and micro-blasted king gold or steel with red heart, spade, plum and square symbols;
Inlaid with 6 H-shaped titanium screws
Table mirrorSapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating and HUBLOT logo
Bezel ears: black synthetic resin, bezel rings: red synthetic resin
Crown King or stainless steel, black natural rubber with HUBLOT logo
Button King gold or steel
Case back King gold or stainless steel, anti-reflective coated sapphire crystal, printed with World Poker Tour logo
Dial Black matte skeleton, two timers at 3 and 9 o’clock
Polished counter ring, rhodium plated or 5N gold plated
Polished hands and numbers, rhodium-plated or 5N gold-plated, red Super Luminova ™
Hands Rhodium-plated metal, satin finish, red Super Luminova ™
Movement HUB1242 movement, independently developed and manufactured by Hublot, with automatic flyback timing function, all black PVD coating
Frequency 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations / hour)
Date pane 3 o’clock position White pane
Number of parts 330 (38 gems)
Power reserve 72 hours
Water resistant to 10 atmospheres or 100 meters
Straps All models come with three replacement crocodile leather straps, including red, black, and gold or silver straps that are treated according to the model
With king gold or stainless steel folding clasp
About the World Poker Tour (WPT)
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has a strong reputation in the global TV broadcast competition and entertainment field. On the basis of physical competition, the brand is prominently displayed on the scene of various events, as well as on TV, Internet and mobile broadcast. Since its creation in 2002, the brand-new WPT has ignited the global poker boom through a unique TV broadcast method and high stakes. WPT has been broadcast in more than 150 countries and territories around the world, and is currently in its 13th season. It will be broadcast live on the FSN channel in the United States. WPT Season 13 is sponsored by ClubWPT.com. ClubWPT.com is a unique online membership website that provides various WPT news. It is also a 35-state all-gold club in the United States. ClubWPT.com also sponsors the new WPT Alpha8 Series High Roller Poker Tournament, which is currently underway and broadcast nationally on FOX Sports Channel 1. WPT offers brand licensing, collaboration and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of bwin.party digital entertainment plc. More information can be found at WPT.com.