sabato 24 febbraio 2018

Poker Central produces "Super High Roller Club" series

Poker Central, the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games and lifestyle away from the tables, partnered with New York entertainment company Believe Entertainment Group to produce "Super High Roller Club," a new six-episode lifestyle series premiering 26 February on PokerGO, Poker Central’s direct-to-consumer OTT subscription service.

Poker Night in America to debut live TV series

The hit TV series Poker Night in America (PNIA), produced by Rush Street Productions, is excited to announce the launch of a new live celebrity version of its TV series. Poker Night LIVE will air on CBS Sports Network, starting this spring on 20 March 2018. In response to the popularity of its live poker events streaming on Twitch, Rush Street Productions wanted to bring that same exhilarating experience to traditional TV, welcoming a larger audience, many of whom don't use internet streaming platforms.

sabato 17 febbraio 2018

Stephen Chidwick takes US Poker Open Championship trophy

The U.K.'s Stephen Chidwick secured the largest championship win of his career, taking home the U.S Poker Open Championship trophy after putting on a show for poker fans during the eight-event series in Las Vegas. Chidwick made five final tables, took down two events and cashed for a grand total of $1,256,650.

Poker Central, ESPN unveil 2018 World Series of Poker live broadcast schedule

Poker Central and ESPN released their preliminary live coverage schedule for the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, which will air start to finish everyday coverage from 2-14 July. On top of its daily WSOP Main Event coverage, ESPN will broadcast the Big One for One Drop from 16-17 July – a $1,000,000 buy-in tournament that takes place every other year. In addition to ESPN's coverage of the WSOP Main Event and Big One for One Drop, PokerGO will offer exclusive WSOP Main Event coverage that is not broadcast during ESPN windows while coverage aired on ESPN will not air on PokerGO. The full PokerGO WSOP streaming schedule will be announced at a later time.

sabato 3 febbraio 2018

WSOP Circuit draws over 4,000 entries

The 12-day 2018 World Series of Poker Circuit at Horseshoe Tunica is now complete. The series featured 12 gold ring events, two seniors events and a ladies event. The biggest winner of the series was Sam Washburn, who won the $1,675 Main Event for $188,086 and his first career WSOP Circuit gold ring. It was Washburn's first ever WSOP cash. The Main Event ended up drawing 597 runners to generate an $895,500 prizepool. In total, the 12 gold ring events drew 4,531 entries for an average of 377 players per event and paid out over $2.1 million.