PartyPoker has been working very hard towards a new vertical that will see it claim a huge chunk of the online gaming market. The initiative is primarily aimed at Twitch audiences who make up an incredibly huge percentage of the live streaming market in both the United States and the rest of the world.
The most recent move that the online poker operator has made to ensure its success on the platform is a partnership agreement that it recently inked to become the main sponsor of high stakes poker and Esports entity, No-Limit Gaming. Obviously, Rob Yong was definitely not joking when he set out to put together a Twitch stream team. It certainly cannot not get any better than this, can it?
No Limit Gaming (NLG) consists of a group of high stakes poker stars including renown PartyPoker ambassadors Josip Simunic and Fedor Holz. The members of this all-star team aim to use their skills and admirable successes in the field of poker within the nascent and rapidly growing global esports industry. Other notable names linked to No Limit Gaming include Stefan Schillhabel, its founders, as well as poker pros like Rainer Kempe, Steffen Sontheimer, Manig Loeser, and Niall Farrell. Cumulatively, the entire poker player lineup has cashed in over $100 million with – Fedor is the top owner with a whopping $32,556,377 in tournament winning.
“NLG is very proud to have partypoker as our poker team’s main sponsor,” Schillhabel said in a recent statement. “We’re happy to be part of their Twitch plans and will try our best to support them to grow even bigger!”
According to Tom Waters, managing director of partypoker, the NLG crew represent the best in class in as far as global poker player rankings are concerned. He further noted that everyone at the online poker room is “excited to see where we can take the relationship throughout 2019.”
More About No Limit Gaming
No Limit Gaming comprises of two distinct aspects. The first is all about poker and includes all of poker stars mentioned earlier as well as many others. All of these poker players are quite talented which means that they are certainly worth watching.
The second aspect of No Limit Gaming is all about esports – No Limit Gaming is in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) business and even has a team competing in the highly-acclaimed esports title. The partnership between partypoker and NLG is therefore a welcome development for both of them with the fans being the biggest beneficiaries as they will have so much more to enjoy.