Tag: Poker on TV

Poker Central to Provide 24/7 Poker Coverage by the End of 2015

Poker Central announced its plans to launch a new poker channel to provide 24/7 poker coverage.

888 Holdings Inks Sponsorship Deal with Spike TV

888.com has inked a deal to become the first brand to partner with Spike as the TV channel launches in the UK.

Alex Jacob Riding a Three-Day Winning Streak on Jeopardy!

Poker pro Alex Jacob has emerged victorious in the last three episodes of Jeopardy! and will return Wednesday to try to make it four in a row!

Alex Jacob Becomes Jeopardy Champion

Poker pro Alex Jacob emerged victorious in last Friday's episode of Jeopardy! and will return this week to defend his title.

Jesse and Mickey May Tell Devilfish's Story: "A Friend with a Heart of Gold"

Mickey May and Jesse May decided to put together some meaningful images and use them to share with some amazing Devilfish moments with PokerNews.

Poker on TV Becomes Interactive With The PokerStars Play Along App

When Shazam meets poker, you can do some pretty interesting things. Test your poker knowledge with the new Play Along app as you watch your favorite poker shows on TV.

Alex Dreyfus Announces the Global Poker League: "The Craziest Poker Project in Years"

In an interview to PokerNews, the CEO of the Global Poker Index reflects on the 2015 Global Poker Masters and announces investments for up to $5 million in a new big project set to start right after the 2015 World Series of Poker.

The Simpsons Co-Creator Sam Simon Passes Away After Long Battle with Cancer

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon, a known poker aficionado, has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

From Broadway to the Felt: Rent Star Anthony Rapp Discusses His Poker Roots

Broadway star Anthony Rapp, who famously played Mark in the award-winning Rent, talks to PokerNews about his love affair with poker.

Italy's Third Biggest Political Party Calls for Total Ban on Gambling Advertising

Politician Beppe Grillo accuses the Italian government to be "under the thumb of the gambling industry."

Poker on Twitch: All The Accounts That You Should be Following

As the poker community turns to Twitch.tv for improvement and entertainment, PokerNews breaks down the best (and most active) accounts to follow.

Italy to Introduce New Gambling Laws by Feb. 20

According to gambling lawyer Giulio Coraggio, the new package of Italy's gambling laws will not affect the online industry but will focus on brick-and-mortar gambling rooms.

Global Poker Masters to be Promoted and Broadcasted Live on Twitch

On March 21-22, the Global Poker Masters will be live-streamed and promoted on Twitch's homepage in five different languages.

World Poker Tour Season XIII Premieres on FOX Sports Networks Sunday, Feb. 15

On the heels of the most-watched season in the history of the World Poker Tour, Season XIII of the WPT premieres Sunday, Feb. 15 on FOX Sports Networks.

James Woods and Richard Roeper to Play Poker Night in America at Golden Nugget

James Woods, Richard Roeper & Craig Carton are three celebrities who will play Poker Night in America (PNIA) Golden Nugget in Atlantic City from Jan. 16-19.

CBS Sports Renews Poker Night in America for Two More Seasons; Moves to Monday Nights

Poker Night in America has been renewed for two more seasons by CBS Sports. Starting January 5 the show will air every week at 10 p.m. EST on Monday nights.

Asher Conniff Plays with the Pros on Poker Night in America

Asher Conniff won an online qualifier and got to play with the pros on Poker Night in America. Read about how much he enjoyed the experience here.

Full Tilt Unveils New "Cinematic" Ads Strategy

With two video clips named "The Bluff" and "The Call," Full Tilt completed the process started with the decision to not renew Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom's sponsorship contracts and embrace an all-new promotional strategy.

'All-In, All-Night' Premieres Tonight on Discovery; Includes 'Underground Poker'

On Wednesday, September 10 the Discovery Channel will air the new poker TV show Underground Poker, which stars Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak.