Los Angeles-As the leader of the top watchmaking field and the founder of modern hollow-out mechanical aesthetics, Roger Dubuy recently established a partnership with the authoritative poker player ranking system GPI (Global Poker Index). On February 27, 2015 (Friday), the two parties presented Roger Dubuis exclusive high-end watches for the first GPI American Poker Grand Prix ‘Player of the Year’ at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles.
From left to right: Kara Scott, GPI ‘Player of the Year’ winner Dan Smith, and Roger Dubuis North America President Jorge Puentes
Hosted by well-known poker player and media player Kara Scott, the annual banquet honored top players and industry players who have made various contributions to this exciting sport of poker. The biggest award of the night-‘Best Player of the Year’-was Dan Smith, a seasoned elite player who impressed everyone with his performance in the game. At the same time, Roger Dubuis President of North America Jorge Puentes also presented him with the brand’s exclusive custom-made La Monégasque Monte Carlo watch.
‘I am very happy to give such an excellent poker player a matching and unique Roger Dubuis watch,’ said Mr Puentes. ‘This cooperation symbolizes the fierce competition between the two parties in this competition. In an exciting industry, the relentless pursuit of top quality and success. ‘
Dan Smith wears La Monegasque
‘I am very honored to win the Player of the Year award, and to receive such a beautiful watch,’ said Dan Smith. ‘I have always appreciated the enthusiastic and bold style of the Roger Dubuis brand and received a unique piece. The Roger Dubuis Collection is the best memory of this moment. ‘
Roger Dubuis at the US Poker Grand Prix
With a modern interpretation of traditional watchmaking concepts, the La Monégasque Players’ Watch series undoubtedly demonstrates its avant-garde philosophy and excellent quality, which is the best choice for Dan Smith. The lines of this series of watches are smooth and elegant. At the same time, the brand specifically engraved Dan Smith’s name with metal engraving on the self-made movement RD821, which can be seen through the sapphire crystal on the case back.
As part of a partnership with GPI, Roger Dubuis will also be giving this watch to its intercontinental ‘Player of the Year’ at the European Poker Grand Prix in Malta on March 25, 2015.