Partypoker, which shines as one of the world’s biggest online poker rooms, has announced the news about the launch of its highly-anticipated UK COVID-19 Charity Tournament through an official post on its social media handle. The event organized by the poker platform will help in pooling funds to channelize the relief operations of the British National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom.
The tweet read:
Take a look at this. We're hosting the UK COVID-19 Charity Tournament. 50% of the prizepool is donated and we'll match every penny. It starts at 8:30pm BST and is £50 to buy in. UK Account Holders Only. https://t.co/KRHrPUaEkr pic.twitter.com/3xaVI3auyY
— PartyPoker (@partypoker) April 16, 2020
According to the reports, the funds will be raised for the NHS and a minimum of fifty percent of the prize money shall be matched by partypoker. The money will be donated directly to the NHS as an aid to support the country’s fight operations against the deadly pandemic outburst. The Charity Tournament will have an unlimited number of re-entries for the first twelve weeks of launch. It is limited to only UK-based account holders.
The partypoker team quoted that,
Operated and managed by the globally renowned online gaming firm, GVC Holding PLC, partypoker, is a well-established poker brand across the world. With its innovative and robust online poker ecosystem, partypoker shines as the pioneer who has revolutionized the poker industry as a whole. It is known for arranging a wide range of exciting tournaments for a customer base ranging from 10 to thousands of participants. Some popular tournaments on partypoker include single-table events, multi-table sit n’ go events, as well as scheduled events.
Tom Waters, managing director of partypoker, stated,
partypoker also launched its ‘Team Online’ two years back. It included Matthew Staples, Jamie Staples, Hristivoje Pavlovic, Travis Darroch, and others.