World Poker Tour® Now Streaming on VIZIO SmartCast®

Jul 29, 2020

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Los Angeles, CA (July 29, 2020) – WPT® Studios today announced that the internationally televised show, World Poker Tour®, is now streaming on VIZIO SmartCast, the award-winning Smart TV platform. Fans can now 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 SmartCast televisions.

Starting on July 29, the World Poker Tour will have its own devoted channel on VIZIO SmartCast, where fans of the world’s longest continuously running poker television show can tune in 24/7 to watch hundreds of hours of content of the best bluffs, hands, and high-stakes poker tournaments on their VIZIO televisions.

VIZIO SmartCast is the latest OTT platform for WPT fans to find their favorite programming, which extends to Samsung, PlutoTV, and Xumo. As the second largest smart TV brand in America, VIZIO’s SmartCast audience includes more than 13 million devices.

“WPT continues to advance its OTT reach by launching on VIZIO SmartCast. The WPT TV show has never been more popular and we anticipate many new viewers thanks to the reach of VIZIO SmartCast,” said Johnny McMahon, VP of WPT Studios.

“WPT is delighted to bring the best poker content in the world to VIZIO’s outstanding SmartCast platform,” added Loc Sondheim, Director of Ad Sales and Distribution for WPT. “VIZIO is known for combining great content, such as the WPT, with amazing picture quality utilizing best-in-class technology. We look forward to adding more special content along with the best of the best episodes from our 18 seasons of the World Poker Tour.”

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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 18th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVIII of WPT is sponsored by 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 Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc.

About Allied Esports Entertainment

Allied Esports Entertainment (NASDAQ: AESE) is a global esports entertainment venture dedicated to providing transformative live experiences, multiplatform content and interactive services to audiences worldwide through its strategic fusion of two powerful entertainment brands: Allied Esports and the World Poker Tour (WPT). Allied Esports Entertainment was created in August 2019 when Black Ridge Acquisition Corp. completed its business combination with Allied Esports and WPT Enterprises.

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