LAS VEGAS (December 11, 2018) – Poker Central® today announced a partnership with the RunGood Poker Series (RGPS) to co-brand its 2019 season tour with streaming service PokerGO. “Showbound Powered by PokerGO” will encourage tournament participants at all tour stops to dress to impress and walk the crimson carpet on their way to the poker table.
Throughout the 2019 RGPS Showbound season, tournament participants will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play on an upcoming episode of the legendary series “Poker After Dark.” Preliminary event winners and players who reach the final table of main events will receive a reserved seat in a freeroll satellite at the Hard Rock Tulsa for two $5,000 Sit & Go seats and the high roller experience of a lifetime at the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas.
2019 RGPS Showbound stops from February-May will include:
- February 5-10 – Council Bluffs, IA
- February 19-24 – Joplin, MO
- March 5-10 Tunica, MS
- March 26-31 – Bossier City, LA
- April 23-28 – Kansas City, MO
- April 30-May 5 – Tulsa, OK
“The RunGood Poker Series is famous for fun, and this ‘Showbound’ tour will be no exception with even more prizes at stake,” said Sam Simmons, president of Poker Central. “We’re pleased to welcome winners to the PokerGO Studio to compete on ‘Poker After Dark’ and test their skills where the lights shine brightest.”
“As a kid I would always daydream about being able to compete in front of thousands of people,” said Tana Karn, president of RunGoodGear.com, owner of the RunGood Poker Series. “With the partnership of PokerGO and the RunGood Poker Series we get to make that dream come true for two individuals on one of poker’s most beloved shows. We can’t wait to roll out the red carpet and have the world tune in for a spectacular season.”
Detailed schedules for each stop on the tour will be announced at a later time. The satellite winners will receive red carpet treatment with travel expenses to Las Vegas, a behind-the-scenes look at the PokerGO Studios, meet and greets with some of poker’s biggest celebrities, and a chance to compete with the most popular poker players in the game. Further details are available at http://www.rungoodpokerseries.com.
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 subscription 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, Poker Masters, and U.S. Poker Open, along with The World Series of Poker, ARIA High Roller Series, and WPT final tables, among others. For more information, visit www.pokercentral.com and www.pokergo.com.
RunGoodGear.com is poker’s premier online store for apparel. Their mission is to provide poker players with stylish and comfortable clothing for their daily grind on and off the felt. RunGoodGear.com launched during the 2012 World Series of Poker and was featured at the WSOP Main Event Final Table. In conjunction with the clothing, RunGood hosts a traveling poker series up and down the United States awarding over a million dollars in prize money each year. Over the years the company has earned a strong following among tournament grinders and has been seen on Pokernews.com, ESPN, FOX Sports Net, Poker Night in America, Live at the Bike, the WPT, and the WSOP.