If there’s anything in this world that makes you think back to the days where poker were still golden, it is televised poker. Televised poker died out at the same rate as the online poker rooms starting to lose traffic, as the attention just wasn’t there anymore.
That’s about to change now however, as Poker Central, who claims to be the first 24/7 poker network in the world, announced that they will be producing a TV show for this summers $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl, which takes place in Las Vegas at the Aria Resort and Casino.
Poker Central has teamed up with Poker PROductions who has been working with the WSOP productions as well as other televised events in the past. The two teams will work together to produce a thrilling and realistic poker experience for the viewers and give them an inside look to how such a big tournament actually is.
“We are excited to partner with ARIA and POKER PROductions to announce this new and thrilling event. It’s sure to be one of the most captivating and popular tournaments in poker.” Chief Executive Officer of Poker Central, Clint Stinchcomb said in a press release.
Many of the most well known American high stakes poker players have already announced that they will be competing in the tournament, which expects a prize pool of $25 million, with a first prize of an estimated $8 million. Everyone with $500,000 to spare can enter in the event and compete for the massive first prize and also play against some of the world’s best poker players.
Some of the names already confirmed to come and play the tournament includes Tom “Durrrrr” Dwan, Tobias Reinkemeier, Sam Trickett, Pratyush Buddiga, Phil Ivey, Phil Galfond, Phil Hellmuth, JC Tran, Jean-Robert Bellande, Isaac Haxton, Daniel “Jungleman12” Cates and also Daniel Colman. You can see a full list of who is coming to the tournament here, where you can also win a trip to the tournament.