Mediarex Sports & Entertainment, the firm behind the Global Poker League, is happy to declare the twelve teams as well as managers for their very first edition that will start with a draft day on 25th February, 2016.
Utilizing a single league entity format pepped up by the eSport industry as well as similar to Major League Soccer, team managers from throughout the world were chosen by the Global Poker League. The managers were selected based not just on their skills of the game, but also their business insightfulness, along with the ability to guide a team and commitment to investing time they have also judged their passion for the league and the team.
The managers include some of the top poker players from all over the world, including one of the most successful German players, an Italian trailblazer, a former WPT Player of the Year, as well as a man known for igniting the poker boom. With each other, the twelve team managers total a magnificent seventy career wins, four-hundred-five Top Tens as well as an amazing US$ 46589602 in live event earnings.
The managers’ first important activity would be their player selection at the draft that would take place at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills as well as live-streamed on Twitch.tv and many other OTT platforms on 25th February, from 2 pm PST. Co-hosted by Kara Scott, the WSOP as well as ex High Stakes Poker presenter and featuring analysts including Phil Hellmuth, the tournament would mark the beginning of the first season of the Global Poker League.