Aug 1, 2016
Los Angeles, CA (August 1, 2016) – World Poker Tour® today announced the addition of Donnie Peters, former Editor-in-Chief of PokerNews, to the WPT® marketing team. As Marketing Manager, Peters will be responsible for producing and distributing WPT content throughout its extensive media channels, coordinating and overseeing event and episode marketing, and managing WPT’s social media outreach and communications.
Peters joined the PokerNews team in 2008, providing live updates coverage from poker tournaments around the world. The Hampton, NH native and Elon University graduate ascended quickly, and was named Editor-in-Chief of PokerNews in December of 2012. Winner of the 2015 American Poker Award for Media Person of the Year, Peters is deeply entrenched in the poker community and has not only researched and written compelling poker content, but hosted both poker podcasts and television shows.
“Donnie’s contributions to the industry over the last seven years are well-documented, and his passion and hard work have earned him the respect of the global poker community,” said Adam Pliska, President and CEO of the World Poker Tour. “Donnie’s addition is a testament to WPT’s commitment to bringing together the best and the brightest, as the company continues to grow and take on new challenges. We are thrilled to welcome Donnie to the WPT Family, and look forward to his continued success.”
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World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 15th season, which airs on FSN in the United States. Season XV of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States. ClubWPT.com also sponsors Season 3 of the new WPT Alpha8 series of super-high roller poker tournaments which is currently in production and which airs on FOX Sports 1 in the United States. WPT participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Ourgame International Holdings, Ltd. For more information, go to WPT.com.
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