Theta Labs has unveiled a global distribution deal with World Poker Tour as it launches an ‘always-on’ 24/7 live poker channel on Theta.tv.
Under the terms of the deal, users of Theta.tv around the globe are now able to 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.
Furthermore, Theta.tv is set to feature live 2020-2021 poker events and tournaments held at the HyperX Esports Arena through its ‘always-on’ live channel.
Mitch Liu, co-founder and CEO of Theta Labs, 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.”
Theta.tv introduces WPT as its first major content partner outside of esports in an attempt to broaden its content portfolio and offer its users with relevant programming outside the ‘traditional’ esports content.
Users are now, for the first time, able to earn TFUEL token rewards for sharing their excess bandwidth while watching premium WPT poker content.
“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” said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour.
“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.”