August 3rd 2021, Ta’ Xbiex, Malta – Virtue Poker, the world’s first fully licensed blockchain based peer-to-peer poker platform has added Sandeep Nailwal, Co-Founder of the popular platform, Polygon, to its Celebrity Poker Tournament.
The participants will include Hall of Famer and Virtue Poker Team Pro, Phil Ivey, Hall of Fame NBA player Paul Pierce, Binance Founder CZ, Tron Founder Justin Sun, YouTube phenom Mr. Beast, Hollywood star Vince Vaughn, and Ethereum Co-Founder and Consensys Founder Joe Lubin.
With the addition of Mr. Nailwal – the Celebrity Event now has the founders/co-founders of four of the largest blockchain-based networks in the world.
The participants will compete against each other with the winner receiving $50,000 to be donated to the charity of their choice. The event will be live-streamed with live commentary from 4-time WSOP Brian Rast, with viewers being able to win additional prizes.
Per Virtue Poker CEO Ryan Gittleson, “Virtue Poker is excited to take this next step to drive awareness and adoption of the world’s first blockchain-based P2P poker platform. Through our partnership with SuperStarter and our execution of our Celebrity Poker Charity event, Virtue Poker will be able to grow our community’s foundation as well as showcase the platform to a broad audience.”
The event will be held at the end of August 2021 – with more details on the event to be released in the coming weeks.
About Virtue Poker
Developed within ConsenSys in 2016, Virtue Poker is a decentralized peer-to-peer poker platform based on the Ethereum blockchain. By design, the platform delivers a safe, honest, and fun experience for players. Backed by ConsenSys, DFG Group, Digital Strategies, Fenbushi Capital, Flurry Capital, JRR, Pantera Capital, and others along with stakeholder Phil Ivey, Virtue Poker endeavors to bring blockchain-based betting to the mainstream globally with its recently acquired Malta Gaming License.
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