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Epic Poker League expands internationally

13 January 2012

LOS ANGELES, California -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Epic Poker League - the new professional poker league that hosted its third Inaugural Season Main Event last month at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas - announced a partnership today that will bring Epic Poker League programming to millions of established and aspiring poker fans throughout Europe. The deal will see more than 70 hours of Epic Poker tournament broadcast coverage featured on The Poker Channel throughout Europe which broadcasts to over 30 million cable and satellite TV homes and online to a global audience.

Epic Poker League will make its official television debut on The Poker Channel on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. A full TV schedule with previews and programming details is available at This information can also be found at

"Expanding our television coverage into Europe is a step forward for building a global fan base for Epic Poker," said Katherine Kowal, Vice President of League Operations and Programming, Federated Sports + Gaming. "Poker Channel Europe, with quality distribution and broad reach, will help us introduce our content to a very important market and audience."

"With the incredible success of Epic Poker League's first three events and high-quality production, they are a great partner for the Poker Channel," said Chris White, Gaming Media Group's Director of Business Development. "We're proud to bring this unique format featuring the world's best players to millions of Poker Channel viewers."

The Poker Channel broadcasts the most popular tournaments in the world along with instructional shows, news updates, live events, tournament reports and player interviews. Cable and satellite TV coverage extends to 30 million TV homes across Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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