In a press release dated yesterday, PokerVision Network (PVN) announced that celebrity player Jaime Staples has officially endorsed their ePlay network in a deal for TV and digital development of the platform. According to PVN Director of Poker Programming Adam Schwartz, Jaime is going to win the hearts of TV viewers just like he has done with his 73,000 followers on Twitch.
Jaime Staples is a professional poker player who participates in multi-table tournaments streamed live on Twitch.tv. A member of PokerStars Team Pro since 2015, Jaime is described as one of the most popular streamers in the industry. When asked to comment on the new deal, he says, “I’m thrilled to join a great team at PokerVision. Their multi-platform ePlay network and approach to TV will allow us to expand audiences to all ages on all platforms.”
PokerVision Media Inc is an entertainment and media company based in Calgary, Alberta, which offers multi-platform poker, gaming and eSports content. According to their mission statement, they operate from their production facilities and broadcast studios in Calgary and Toronto to bring the best material to their audiences.