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Poker Central Partners with World Poker Tour for Live Streaming Deal

8/22/2017 5:00 PM

World Poker Tour® today announced a partnership with Poker Central® to livestream the final tables of televised Season XVI WPT® Main Tour events in North America on the live poker subscription service PokerGO™. Starting with the Season XVI WPT Legends of Poker, fans from around the world will have the opportunity to tune in live to watch the world’s leading poker players compete for a prestigious WPT title and join the illustrious WPT Champions Club.

 “The World Poker Tour delivers the thrilling and action-packed poker programming our audience loves,” said Joe Kakaty, president of Poker Central. “This partnership is part of our commitment to adding the best live poker programming to our already robust library of content and bringing it to our viewers around the world.”

 “The World Poker Tour is pleased to partner with Poker Central to bring live streaming of televised WPT Main Tour events to the global poker audience,” said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour. “Poker Central shares the World Poker Tour’s vision of high-quality, entertaining poker content, and we are proud to have such a committed partner to showcase our events. We look forward to continuing to elevate the WPT product and invite poker fans from around the world to watch the World Poker Tour live on PokerGO.”

The World Poker Tour is currently in its 16th season, and the next WPT Main Tour event is the Season XVI WPT Legends of Poker, starting August 25, 2017, at The Bicycle Hotel & Casino, where the World Poker Tour will award its one-billionth prize dollar.

The WPT Legends of Poker final table will be the first to be broadcast on PokerGO, taking place on August 31.

For a full schedule of upcoming WPT Main Tour events to be live streaming on PokerGO, please visit www.PokerGO.com.