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World Poker Tour Teams Up with Poker Central to Live Stream via PokerGo

On 22nd August the reputable World Poker Tour officially announced that it stroke a live streaming deal with Poker Central, under which the latter agrees to broadcast the final table of each event, included in the schedule of the upcoming Season XVI World Poker Tour in North America. The poker fans will be able to get first-hand information, provided by the live poker subscription service PokerGo.

Yesterday, World Poker Tour shook hands with Poker Central to live stream the final tables of its televised series in North America on Poker Central-owned PokerGo. Poker fans around the globe will have the opportunity to watch every single action of the players. The deal ensures a branding exposure. The poker event is set to kick off on 25th August 2017 at The Bicycle Hotel & Casino.

Earlier this year, World Poker Tour announced that this is a special year for the brand, as it will celebrate a billion in distributed prize money. The WPT Legends of Poker final table will be the first to go live on PokerGo. Speaking of the recently signed deal, Joe Kakaty, President of Poker Central told that this partnership coincides with the company’s goal to enrich its live poker programming with the most interesting poker events around the world. Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour added that thanks to the collaboration with Poker Central, the brand will receive a branding exposure, expanding its popularity near and far.

The World Poker Tour is to kick off its first for this season Main Tour Event, and more precisely WPT legends of Poker on 25th of August. The final table is to be set on 31st August, when all the enthusiasts can watch the event live on PokerGo. The official website of PokerGo offers full information regarding the schedule of the upcoming World Poker Tour events, which will be broadcast. To reach the poker content offered by PokerGo, people need to subscribe and pay a monthly fee of $10.00.

World Poker Tour is a series of televised poker tournaments around the globe. According to some people namely WPT TV show expanded the popularity of poker in America. Looking to continue with its “mission” to promote poker, the brand sealed a live streaming deal with Poker Central.

It is worth to mention that Poker Central runs the PokerGo subscription service, providing fans all over the world with live access to the biggest poker tournaments. PokerGo offers more than 100 days of poker action every year. Furthermore, the poker enthusiasts have the opportunity to binge-watch the entire seasons of some poker-dedicated shows. The poker program is available via OTT or network television distribution. Besides World Poker Tour, the well-known World Series of Poker also decided to co-operate with Poker Central to air live its 2017 WSOP Main Event final table.