LONGWOOD, FL (May 9, 2019) – Faded Spade®, the poker industry’s fastest-growing playing card company, will once again proudly present its best-in-class poker playing cards during Season XVII World Poker Tour® final tables this May and June.
As the preferred playing cards of the WPT®, Faded Spade will be featured on television and live stream broadcasts for the final tables of the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, WPT Choctaw, and the Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions. The conclusions to these premier events are set to take place May 30, May 31, and June 3, 2019, with television broadcasts to be aired on FOX Sports Regional Networks in four, one-hour episodes at a later date.
“As the preferred playing card of the World Poker Tour, Faded Spade cards are a great asset that the WPT is proud to utilize across all of our WPT Main Tour final tables,” Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour, said. “The World Poker Tour believes Faded Spade represents the highest quality of playing cards on the market, and we look forward to seeing them in action once again at the upcoming Champions Cup Finals at HyperX Esports Arena.”
“Faded Spade takes pride in becoming the leading playing card brand of choice for poker rooms and players across the world,” Tom Wheaton, CEO of Faded Spade, said. “The entire WPT family cares deeply about the poker community and works hard to deliver a world-class experience to its poker players, fans and champions. It is a privilege to showcase Faded Spade poker playing cards on the global stage of the World Poker Tour.”
In addition to televised WPT final tables, Faded Spade cards can be seen on TV or live streams with the Japan Open Poker Tour, Heartland Poker Tour, Run It Up Studios, Solve for Why TV, Live at the Bike and bestbetLIVE. Faded Spade poker playing cards are also used on PokerGO’s broadcasts of Poker After Dark, Super High Roller Bowl, U.S. Poker Open and Poker Masters.
Matt Savage, Executive Tour Director of the World Poker Tour, said. “Faded Spade is a true part of the poker community, as evidenced by the support of top players and organizations. I believe Faded Spade poker room cards have become the best available because of their team’s genuine care and passion for our industry.”
To learn more about Faded Spade, including how you or your poker room can purchase Faded Spade playing cards, visit FadedSpade.com.
About World Poker Tour
World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 17th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com.
About Faded Spade
Faded Spade® is the poker and playing card brand for today’s poker players and the modern poker era. Founded in 2017 by Tom Wheaton, Faded Spade provides the highest quality playing cards to leading poker rooms, operators, and consumers around the world. Faded Spade playing cards feature a fresh and modern face-card design with a custom poker index and flexible yet strong 100% plastic quality to ensure longevity. As the preferred playing cards of the World Poker Tour, Faded Spade is a brand built by poker players, for poker players, with product feedback from some of the best players and poker room operators across the globe. The company is headquartered in Longwood, Florida. For more information, visit FadedSpade.com.
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