Roger Dubuis Partnership with the Global Poker Index, Poker’s ranking authority
The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer will honor the continental “Player of the Year” with a bespoke La Monégasque timepiece.
To support poker’s evolution into a sustainable powerhouse of competition, recreation and thrills, Roger Dubuis is delighted to award the “Player of the Year” with three La Monégasque timepieces which will be personalised with the continental champions’ name and celebrated at the American, European and Asian Poker Awards to be held early 2015.
Commenting on the partnership, Jean-Marc Pontroué, CEO of Roger Dubuis, explains: “The partnership with GPI will enable us to share our common value for mastering timing, our quest for ultimate precision and our aim for top performance with a global audience.We look forward to support GPI and its ambitions to develop Poker as a sport.”
Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Global Poker Index, mirrors Jean-Marc Pontroué’s sentiments: “It is a privilege to find a partner from the exclusive Fine Watchmaking industry that actually understands the true potential of Poker as a sport and commits in helping us build the legitimacy of our industry by supporting our annual Poker Awards. We aim to Sportify Poker together.”
A contemporary interpretation of watchmaking codes rooted in tradition, La Monégasque collection from Roger Dubuis places its bets on audacity and excellence. With its distinctive silhouette accentuated by refined and elegant lines inspired by Monte Carlo and the world of the Player, the La Monégasque Automatic has been chosen to honor the 2014 GPI ranking leading continental Poker players.
Personalised with the champions’ name metallized on the sapphire glass at the back of the watch, la Monégasque is equipped with the exclusive in-house RD821 mechanical self-winding calibre.
The Roger Dubuis Manufacture was founded on the desire for independence and watchmaking excellence. With remarkable dynamism, Roger Dubuis quickly ignited the world of Haute Horlogerie and has developed over thirty completely original in-house movements. Striking a fine balance between traditional watchmaking expertise and avant‑garde design, the Manufacture became a specialist in architectural skeletonised movements.Find out more
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