If you’re a fan of poker, then you’ll probably be watching Twitch a lot more frequently in the future as the social streaming service has made a new deal with Poker Central to stream the World Series of Poker. The company will be streaming 31 tournaments and 25 final tables between June 2nd and July 14th. Here’s a couple quotes about the new partnership, as well as the schedule of the upcoming events you can check out.
“Year after year, our goal is to provide the highest quality poker content to as large an audience possible,” said Sam Simmons, vice president of content at Poker Central. “To that end, we’re proud to work with our long-time partners at Twitch to produce and distribute additional coverage of the WSOP – the preeminent tournament series in all of poker.”
“The Twitch community thrives on interacting with the best players and witnessing the best plays in poker,” said Farhan Ahmed, head of poker partnerships at Twitch. “Since poker has continued to grow significantly as a content category on Twitch and the World Series of Poker represents one of top levels of competition the sport has to offer, it’s exciting to bring it to our passionate poker fanbase.”