Zokay Entertainment acquires Global Poker Index

08 August 2012

Alex Dreyfus just bought Global Poker Index through his new company - Zokay Entertainment. The GPI has been created by Epic Poker League and after its failure was then acquired by Pinnacle Entertainment.

Dreyfus says that "the GPI is the best poker ranking system in the world, and we plan to make it even better." Through Zokay, Dreyfus has the patent of poker circuit Deep Stack Open, owns the sites iGamingFrance, Madeinpoker, and despite having sold a B2B platform of ChiliGaming to Bally Technologies also owns ChiliGaming company and brands associated to it although none of these brands are currently active.

Dreyfus plans for the brand GPI include the organization of an awards ceremony for the Player of The Year. This event will celebrate a variety of achievements in the world of live poker tournaments. In addition to Player of the Year, there will also be awards for Poker’s Rising Star and players who finish in the top spots will also vote for the Best Tournament Director, the Best Event and Best Casino.

Players who finish the year in the Global Poker Index (ranking the top 300 players) will receive an entry into the GPI VIP Club, a club that will have various perks and discounts for GPI 300 Elite.

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