LAS VEGAS – Poker Central®, the world’s only 24/7™ television network devoted to poker, has entered into a comprehensive and long term agreement with NCTC. The Cooperative will offer the new channel to its hundreds of member companies in the United States. The multi faceted deal includes the 24/7 linear feed and a suite of digital rights including TV Everywhere and VOD.
“We are thrilled that Poker Central is now available to the nearly 900 member companies that contract through the NCTC,” said Sid Eshleman, Chief Distribution Officer. “We know first-hand the value the NCTC represents and appreciate their partnership in rolling out Poker Central to viewers across the U.S.”
Poker Central launched on October 1st and is available in over 26 countries. The channel reaches a highly sought-after young, male audience with over 2000 hours of diverse and exciting content under license, 50% of which will make its U.S. premiere or is a Poker Central Original. The programming features a mix of tournaments, instructional programs and biographies. Poker greats and some of the game’s most successful players, Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari and Daniel Negreanu, are featured on screen and are investors and partners in Poker Central.
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About Poker Central®
Poker Central is the world’s only 24/7 poker™ television 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, visit www.pokercentral.com; www.facebook.com/pokercentral, www.twitter.com/pokercentral and our locator at https://www.pokercentral.com/find-us.