The World Poker Tour and Fubo collaborate to expand their distribution network

The World Poker Tour and Fubo collaborate to expand their distribution network

The World Poker Tour has announced a distribution partnership with the Fubo Sports Network that will enable poker tournaments to be viewed on virtually any device in the United States and Canada. 

World Poker Tour – Fubo Deal

The live, free-to-view television network from sports-first live TV streaming platform fuboTV will broadcast current WPT tournaments from Las Vegas, Paris, and Barcelona, as well as archived events from the tour’s major stops.

Fubo Sports Network is fuboTV’s linear television network dedicated to reporting on and off-the-field sports stories. Fans may stream for free on LG Channels, Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Vizio Channels, Sports on Tubi, Plex, Hisense Smart TVs, and XUMO, or subscribe to over 100 sports, news, and entertainment channels. This latest collaboration comes on the heels of the opening of WPT Season XX, which commemorates the World Poker Tour’s twentieth anniversary.

World Poker Tour programming joins Fubo Sports Network’s live sports lineup, which also includes Lights Out Xtreme Fighting, the South American Qatar World Cup 2022 Qualifiers (CONMEBOL), and Liga Endesa.

Quotes from the Press Release

“We are constantly working to share the World Poker Tour’s rich heritage with all poker lovers.With Fubo Sports Network, viewers can watch vintage World Poker Tour action on fuboTV or through one of the network’s several distribution partners, including Roku Channels, Samsung TV Plus, and Vizio Channels,” said Johnny McMahon, vice president of WPT Studios.

“We’re excited to break open the vault of WPT event history and share it with the poker community. We are not going to stop there. We’ll complement with regular additions of fresh WPT event content beginning with Season XX and continuing into the future,” stated Adam Pliska, WPT CEO.

“We’re thrilled to bring select World Poker Tour matches to Fubo Sports Network audiences,” said Pamela Duckworth, executive vice president of Fubo Sports Network and original content.

“Partners like the World Poker Tour contribute to Fubo Sports Network’s position as a premier destination for a diverse spectrum of sports and gaming content that connects fans to athletes on and off the field.”

 

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