(Las Vegas, NV – January 25, 2018) –Poker Central®, the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games, and lifestyle away from the tables, and 888poker, one of the world’s most popular online gaming entertainment providers, renewed their sponsorship contract for the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl, along with other marquee Poker Central events through 2019.
888poker will be the exclusive in-show sponsor in the real money online poker category. In addition to renewing their sponsorship agreement of the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl, the deal also provides 888poker with several broadcast integrations throughout the following 2018 poker events: the U.S. Poker Open, Poker Masters, Poker After Dark, and the ARIA High Roller Series.
“This is our third consecutive year partnering with 888poker, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have them on board for our growing slate of prestigious events,” said Sam Simmons, vice president of content at Poker Central. “Together, we’re looking forward to further growing the sport by offering more tournaments that poker fans and professionals alike will enjoy.”
In 2018, 888poker will offer additional benefits to players, providing them with access to Poker Central’s highly prestigious, industry-leading events. 888poker will also be offering its players highly sought-after packages to Poker Central’s exclusive events.
“We are thrilled to continue our relationship with Poker Central and look forward to the fantastic initiatives we will pursue together. 888poker’s commitment to ‘taking back the game’ is further strengthened by this renewed partnership,” said Guy Cohen, SVP head of B2C, 888 Holdings. “This exciting collaboration will connect our players to global poker content of the highest calibre both as fans and participants.”
The 2018 Super High Roller Bowl will be one of the biggest high-stakes event of the summer, featuring a buy-in of $300,000 and one of the year’s largest prize pools. Past winners of the event include Christoph Vogelsang (2017), Rainer Kempe (2016), and Brian Rast (2015). The tournament sees participation from world-class poker professionals with Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari, Dominik Nitsche, Phil Hellmuth, and Phil Ivey as past competitors, to name a few.
About Poker Central®
Poker Central is the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games, and lifestyle away from the tables. Poker Central delivers poker’s most premier live events around the world via PokerGO, its direct-to-consumer OTT service, as well as through network television distribution. PokerGO delivers over 100 days of live poker on an annual basis alongside a video-on-demand library that features original series and classic poker programming. Streaming and televised tournaments include its owned tournaments, such as Super High Roller Bowl and Poker Masters, along with The World Series of Poker, ARIA High Roller Series, and WPT final tables, among others. For more information, visit www.pokercentral.com, www.pokergo.com, and find Poker Central on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
888 is a global gaming entertainment destination, with localized offerings providing players with the games they want in the language they speak with significant functionality and interactivity. The 888 gaming experience is now available in 19 languages in over 150 countries and provides something for players of all abilities.