Jan 27, 2022
Los Angeles, CA (January 27, 2022) – The World Poker Tour® announced a new distribution agreement with Fubo Sports Network, the live, free-to-consumer TV network from sports-first live TV streaming platform fuboTV, making WPT® tournament coverage viewable from nearly any device in the U.S. and Canada.
Fubo Sports Network will feature recent WPT tournaments from Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona and more, spanning over 10 seasons, as well as archived events from the main stops on the tour. World Poker Tour programming joins Fubo Sports Network’s robust lineup of live sports from Lights Out Xtreme Fighting, the South American Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifiers (CONMEBOL), Liga Endesa, and more, plus award-winning original programming including No Chill with Gilbert Arenas and Getcha Popcorn Ready with T.O. and Hatch.
“The rich history of the World Poker Tour is something that we continually strive to share with all poker fans,” said Johnny McMahon, Vice President of WPT Studios. “With Fubo Sports Network, viewers can catch classic WPT action on fuboTV or on the many Fubo Sports Networks distribution partners, including Roku Channels, Samsung TV Plus, Vizio Channels and more.”
Fubo Sports Network is fuboTV’s linear TV network dedicated to featuring sports stories on and off the field. Fans can stream Fubo Sports Network for free on LG Channels, Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Vizio Channels, Sports on Tubi, Plex, Hisense Smart TVs, and XUMO or as part of fuboTV’s subscription packages of 100+ sports, news and entertainment channels.
“We’re very excited to present select World Poker Tour matches to Fubo Sports Network audiences,” said Pamela Duckworth, head of Fubo Sports Network and original programming. “Partners like the World Poker Tour help make Fubo Sports Network a leading destination for a wide range of sports and gaming content that bring the voice of the athlete to fans on and off the field.“
This new partnership comes in the midst of the launch of WPT Season XX, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the World Poker Tour.
“We are eager to crack open the vault of WPT tournament history to share with the poker world,” said Adam Pliska, WPT CEO. “We are not stopping there. We will supplement with regular additions of new WPT tournament coverage from Season XX and beyond.”
For more information regarding the World Poker Tour, visit WPT.com.
ABOUT WORLD POKER TOUR®
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.