August 06 2014, by Alexandre Dreyfus

Global Poker Index partners with Aria to bring players the best poker room leaderboard in Las Vegas

Global Poker Index partners with Aria to bring players the best poker room leaderboard in Las Vegas.

August 6, 2014 – Las Vegas – The Global Poker Index is excited to announce a partnership with Aria Resort and Casino’s Poker Room geared to reward the Room’s best players. Beginning August 1st, 2014, Aria – home to the fastest growing Poker Room in Las Vegas – will be launching a monthly leaderboard to track the performance of it’s poker players and reward it’s best regular winners.

Aria’s Poker Room leaderboard will be run by the Global Poker Index (GPI), poker’s ranking authority and owner of the world’s largest live poker database – – and will track the results of daily tournaments hosted within the Poker Room. The leaderboard will be utilizing GPI’s internationally recognized ranking formula to rank players, who’ll also have this leaderboard at their disposal online at, as well as Aria’s website, and locally within Aria’s Poker Room.

Speaking on this partnership Adam Altwies, Aria’s Director of Poker Operations, commented that Aria is “excited to launch this promotion and innovation for our regular players, because they deserve to be exposed and recognized. The GPI formula will allow the best players and not the richest to be rewarded, and that’s exactly what we were looking for.”

Aria’s Poker Room Leaderboard is set to reward its best players and prizes will be announced on Facebook and Twitter every months.

GPI president Alex Dreyfus is excited to begin cooperation with Aria as well, saying “We’re happy Aria is joining our network of partners all over the world. I think implementing a local poker room leaderboard like this is a great tool to create loyal customers and players. I believe this is a trend that’s going to become more and more developed in the next few months and spread to other poker rooms.”, also adding, “GPI currently ranks players from 1,400 casinos, across 74 countries, and we’re committed to creating more and more tools and promotions that reward players and connect them.”


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Alexandre Dreyfus is the founder and CEO of Media Sports & Entertainment, a company dedicated to manage different projects, including the Global Poker Index, a ranking system for live poker players, The Hendon Mob, Worlds Largest Live Poker Database, the Global Poker League, European & American Poker Awards and recently launched the Gaming Player Index, connecting the world of poker with esports. Alex Dreyfus is the founder and CEO of Chiligaming, amongst other projects, whose technology was sold to Bally Technologies. Social links: Alex Dreyfus on Twitter | Alex Dreyfus on Linkedin | Alex Dreyfus Blog | Facebook Alex Dreyfus