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   Saturday, April 13 2024 
International Federation of Poker: The first world championship will begin soon

The long-term hard work of the International Federation of Poker having as objective to let consider poker as a skill game continues its merry way. This enormous and difficult task of Anthony Holden's team, president of the federation, is usually to find partners who embrace the same vision as the Federation in order to promote poker. Thus, after a partnership agreement signed with the International Mind Sports Association (IMSA) that includes all around the world the international federations of bridge, chess, checkers and game of go, the IFP signed a new partnership agreement with major Japanese company Dentsu, specializes in advertising and marketing, Mind Sport Partners, a company based in Singapore.

According to the President of the International Federation of Poker, Anthony Holden, these partnerships will help to the benefit of poker discipline and will let to put it next to other intellectual sports. Moreover, this leader of the IFP is very optimistic about the future of this strategic card game, and he reported also that a duplicate poker tournament with a Hold'em deepstack World Championship are already planned in the program of this year, probably during the coming autumn. In addition, some thirty national poker federations of the IFP will have the opportunity to increase their collected revenue from national and international tournaments, thanks to the new membership system, offers of sponsorship and television contracts.

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