LAS VEGAS (May 28, 2015) – Poker Central®, the world’s only 24/7 Poker™ TV network, announced today that Phil Hellmuth, a 13 time WSOP bracelet winner, would become a new Poker Central partner.
“Phil is an exciting addition to our Poker Central team,” said Clint Stinchcomb, chief executive officer of Poker Central. “No poker endeavor would be complete without him.” In the works for more than a year, Poker Central is expected to air on October 1st.
Phil Hellmuth is the latest in a string of iconic poker players who have committed to the 24/7 Poker TV network, including Antonio Esfandiari and Daniel Negreanu. The powerhouse trio wield a tremendous influence in the poker community, and are expected to play a key role in the creation of the new TV network.
Poker Central is best known as the creator and producer of The Super High Roller Bowl®– the new world championship tournament. With a $500,000 buy-in and an expected prize pool of $25 million, the Super High Roller Bowl will be the most talked about televised poker event of the year. Visit SuperHighRoller.com for more details.
“I’m glad to play an integral role in creating Poker Central,” said Phil Hellmuth. “It’s exciting to create a poker TV network that will launch worldwide from Day One.”
About Phil Hellmuth
$18,282,014 in lifetime poker winnings. 300 cashes. 200 final tables. #2 in the All Time Money List. A record 13 WSOP bracelets. A record 52 WSOP final tables. The all-time WSOP leader in cashes. Poker Hall of Fame inductee in 2007. The youngest WSOP Main Event winner in history when he won in 1989. The only player to ever win the WSOP Main Event in Vegas and also in Europe. In a poker career that spans three decades, the unstoppable king of poker Phil Hellmuth is world famous for his great poker skills and big personality. Nicknamed “Poker Brat” for his tableside temper tantrums, Phil is one of the best live tournament poker players of all time and probably the most well known, with his fame reaching well beyond those who follow poker. A mix of prankster and businessman, Phil has turned poker playing into a media career that includes a bestselling book, software, online poker games and apps, his own clothing line, and multiple television and movie offers.
About Poker Central®
Poker Central is the world’s only 24/7 Poker TV network. Poker Central’s non-stop coverage of everything poker captivates viewers with thrilling victories, heartbreaking defeats and fortunes made. Located in Las Vegas, Poker Central offers unique access every day to celebrity players, tips and strategies from the pros, player profiles and exclusive poker tournaments from stunning destinations around the globe. Poker Central is committed to delighting poker enthusiasts and advancing the game of poker worldwide. For more information, www.facebook.com/pokercentraland www.twitter.com/pokercentral.