On November 18, 2017, in Sanya where the seasons are full of spring, Hublot joined hands with the WPT World Poker Tour for the third consecutive year and launched a new Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Limited Watch. The launch of this new model comes at a time when the 2017 WPT Sanya is in full swing. Hublot perfectly combines the top Swiss watch manufacturing technology with the essence of the flapping competition, allowing more participants and the social elite to witness the extraordinary ‘fusion of Hublot’ art’.
As early as 2014, Hublot took the lead in cooperating with WPT (World Porker Tour) global events, becoming the first luxury brand to serve as the official timekeeper and official watch in the international professional poker tournament. From 2015, Hublot will add a ‘Hublot Infinite Texas Hold’em High Roller Classic’ to the WPT China, aiming to promote the brand’s innovative concept and the pursuit of high-end lifestyles, and release poker competitions and watches The infinite charm of art fusion.
This year’s Hublot Classic is scheduled to start at 2 pm on November 18th. The event will last for three days. The final will begin on November 20th. Hublot Greater China General Manager Louis Biver (Loic Biver) will be present at the finals of the Classic and will award the new ‘Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Limited Watch’ to the champions as an additional bonus.
At the launch of the new Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Limited Watch, the Hublot Greater China General Manager Loic Biver, the CEO of Lianzhong International and WPT Director Wu Guoliang, WPT President Adam Pliska Hublot brand friends and Lianzhong Poker World star player Raymond Wu attended together. As a star player, Raymond specially brought the Texas Hold’em class and instructed the guests on the spot to experience this sport full of wisdom and game.
The new Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Limited Watch launched this time continues Hublot’s iconic Big Bang appearance and incorporates poker elements into the design. The 45mm diameter case is made of ceramic, and the bezel is decorated with the iconic hearts, spades, plums, and squares that are universal in poker. The dial at 8 o’clock is specially decorated with 7 rubies, which represents the wealth and luck symbolized by the number 8 in Chinese culture. The mechanical structure of the UNICO movement independently developed and produced by Hublot watches has a clear view through the sapphire mirror, and the unique WPT logo is printed on the back of the sapphire crystal. This new watch is limited to 188 pieces worldwide.
BIG BANG UNICO World Poker Tour Limited Watch
Limited Collection: 188 pieces
Dial diameter: 45 mm
Thickness: 15.45 mm
Case: Micro-blasted black ceramic
Bezel: Polished black ceramic with poker signature
Mirror: Sapphire mirror with anti-reflective coating
Crown: Micro-blasted black titanium with PVD coating
Case back: Sapphire mirror with anti-reflective coating, transfer WPT logo, micro-blasted black ceramic outer ring with limited number
Dial: Matte black skeleton dial
Polished black scale with red luminous coating
Number 8 Arabic numerals decorated with 7 rubies
Hands: Micro-blasted hands with red luminous coating
Movement: Hublot HUB1242, independently developed by Hublot, with automatic timing chronograph movement, column wheel flyback timing function
Dimensions: Dia. 30 mm (131/4’’’), thickness 8.05 mm
Date pane: 3 o’clock
Number of parts: 330 (number of jewel bearings: 38)
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations / hour)
Power reserve: 72 hours
Strap: Black crocodile leather with red stitching and black natural rubber
Matching red crocodile leather with red stitching
Buckle: titanium folding buckle
Waterproof depth: 10 standard atmospheric pressure (about 100 meters underwater)