Theta Labs has announced a global distribution agreement with World Poker Tour as it launches a live poker channel ‘always-on’ on Theta.tv 24/7.
Under the terms of the contract, Theta.tv users across the globe can now access WPT programming such as World Poker Tour Seasons VIII through XVI, WPT Alpha8 Seasons I-III, WPT Greatest Season I-III and King of the Club programming.
In addition, Theta.tv is expected to show live poker competitions and tournaments held at the HyperX Esports Arena, through its online channel ‘always-on.’
Theta Labs co-founder and chief executive Mitch Liu said: “Theta Labs and WPT are innovators in our respective industries and this global partnership will provide our users with a new, ground-breaking way to watch the best televised poker product in the world, all powered by our peer-to-peer Theta blockchain technology, We’re looking forward to deeper integration of the Theta Network within WPT.”
In an effort to expand its content collection, Theta.tv launches WPT as the first major content partner outside of esports and offers the users relevant programming beyond the ‘traditional’ esport material.
For the first time now, users are able to receive TFUEL token rewards when they share their excess bandwidth while watching premium WPT poker content.
Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour said: “The World Poker Tour is excited to be featured on Theta.tv powered by the Theta Blockchain, an innovator in the fast-growing video streaming space.
“As Theta .tv and the Theta Network grows in size, we look forward to offering additional assets and programming on the platform in the upcoming future.”
— World Poker Tour (@WPT) April 30, 2020