Los Angeles, CA (August 9, 2021) – WPT® Studios today announced that their content library on VIZIO (NYSE: VZIO) SmartCast® TVs is expanding. Season 17A of the World Poker Tour® is now available on VIZIO WatchFree+, which includes a diverse group of episodes that can be watched on the World Poker Tour channel, Channel 635.
Among the episodes available will be the WPT High Roller Cash Game featuring Bryn Kenney and Jennifer Tilly, as well as various High Roller tournaments with some of the game’s best playing for hundreds of thousands of dollars at Commerce Casino and Bellagio. Two-time WPT Champion Sam Panzica headlines the WPT Rockstar Energy High Roller episode, along with WPT Champion Nick Petrangelo and Maria Ho at the final table.
The Bellagio High Roller episode features a stacked lineup of the game’s best playing their final table at HyperX Esports Arena where Jake Schindler, Sam Soverel, Rainer Kempe, Tom Marchese, and David Peters compete for a WPT title.
More exclusive WPT content is available on VIZIO WatchFree+. The recently concluded WPT Heads Up Championship presented by Poker King is available to stream, as is all of the full-length Season 18 WPT TV final table live streams.
Fans can also watch Seasons 8-16 of the World Poker Tour, Alpha8®, and specials including the King’s Celebrity Poker Challenge on ClubWPT and WPT Greatest on VIZIO WatchFree+.
VIZIO SmartCast audiences can find hundreds of free channels including news, sports, movies, TV shows, foreign language programming, and an ever-expanding catalog. WatchFree+ is built-in to VIZIO SmartCast TVs with no logins, subscriptions or fees required. Currently, WPT is the third-ranked channel in the Sports + Outdoors category for Total Hours on WatchFree+ in 2021.
The latest WatchFree+ programming is available on all VIZIO SmartCast TVs. For more information about WatchFree+ visit https://www.vizio.com/en/watchfreeplus.
“WPT’s programming on VIZIO SmartCast continues to grow and WatchFree+ is the latest avenue for fans around the globe to watch the WPT TV show,” said Johnny McMahon, VP of WPT Studios.
“WPT is thrilled to continue providing the best poker content in the world to VIZIO SmartCast users,” added Loc Sondheim, Executive Director of Ad Sales and Distribution for WPT. “VIZIO is continuously enhancing the platform with new features and content, so users have endless entertainment options, including hundreds of hours of the World Poker Tour.”
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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 19th season, which airs on Bally Sports in the United States. Season XIX of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com. ClubWPT.com is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 43 states and territories across the United States, Australia, Canada, France and the United Kingdom. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. For more information, go to WPT.com.
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