The latest online real money poker platform WPT Global, in conjunction with GAMAVRS, launched it’s Poker Hero Challenge today, Thursday, May 12 and runs for two weeks, closing on Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m. EST. The promotion promises to give away no less than $20,000 as well as a series of poker-themed NFT avatars, which can then used on WPT Global. Those who purchase or win NFTs will then unlock perks and access on the online platform.
WPT Global is currently live in over 85 countries across the world and is bringing the world of NFTs closer to the poker sphere with their unique NFT integration.
We’re very excited to partner with WPT Global, who have embraced the power of the blockchain and NFTs for their highly-anticipated online poker platform. Our Poker Heroes NFTs offer immutable transparency and elevated perks and access for players, which will hopefully elevate the already highly popular game of poker even further,” said Meysam Moradpour, General Manager of the Innovation Lab at Gamavrs’ parent company A5 Labs.
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How to Participate in the Poker Hero Challenge
- Sign-up on wptglobal.com and create a NEW account (only eligible for new users)
- Win a hand with 72 off suit (Solve the Poker Hero Challenge*)
- Tag @gamavrs on Twitter and tweet “I’m a poker hero #pokerherochallenge.” The social media team will get in touch with you to verify your claim in the system.
- Ten winners will receive $1,000 in prize money (via draw) deposited into their WPT Global account and every winner receives a Poker Hero NFT (currently selling for $450 on Opensea)
*Required to play a minimum of 500 hands in order to claim prizes
Being a NFT Poker Heroes holder also means much more than having a cool avatar on your WPT Global profile, you also get access to series of rewards and benefits such as:
- $100,000+ worth of freeroll tournaments
- Participating in million-dollar giveaways
- Access to a Discord members-only channel with access to LearnWPT content
- Access to exclusive VIP events during WPT Live Events
Avatar holders also get to skip the waitlist to play against celebs on WPT Global, which includes the likes of Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan and Steve Aoki among other huge poker names.
Don’t Miss Out On WPT Global’s Marquee Events
New signees to WPT Global receive a free $110 tournament ticket to the platforms $100,000 guaranteed Welcome Event, with starting flights currently running. The event’s final day takes place on Sunday, May 29 at 5 p.m. EST.
On top of the platform’s welcome event, the site is also set to begin it’s $1 for $1 million tournament on Wednesday, June 1.
Enjoy WPT Global’s Welcome Deposit Match Bonus
WPT Global’s Welcome Match Bonus is one of the biggest ever offered as an online poker deposit bonus!
They’ll match your deposit up to a huge $1,200 as a warm welcome to their tables. Whether you’re a cash game player or tournament challenger, all you need to is sign up to WPT Global through PokerNewsand deposit a minimum of $20 to get the bonus.
- Open to all new depositors
- 100% deposit match bonus – minimum $20 up to $1,200!
- Play any real money poker games, cash or tournaments, to unlock your deposit bonus
- Bonus is released in $5 increments for every $20 in rake contribution
- Any deposit bonus amount that has not been unlocked after 90 days following a player’s initial deposit will be forfeited
Calum has been a part of the PokerNews team since September 2021 after working in the UK energy sector. He played his first hand of poker in 2017 and immediately fell in love with the game. Calum’s proudest poker achievement is winning the only tournament he has ever played in Las Vegas, the prestigious $60 Flamingo evening event.