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WSOP: Bring on the Athletes!

It’s no secret that poker is a favored pastime among many professional athletes. In past year, numerous athletes have made appearances at prestigious poker festivals such as the World Series of Poker.

With big names like Richard Seymour and Paul Pierce enjoying competing at the felt, it begs the question of which sports stars might show up to play at the Rio this summer?

Chasing Hearts PokerGO

PokerGO Original Series: Chasing Hearts | A Review

What do you get when Reality TV-style blind dating meets poker theory? You’ll find the answer to that question in the PokerGO original series Chasing Hearts.

Presenters Hailey Bright and Blake Eastman focus on a poker-related set of skills to help guide people through blind dates, in what checks out as a delightful series of short programs. Read the full review by James Guill.

Pokerography PokerGO

PokerGO Original Series: Pokerography | A Review

PokerGO has truly produced a masterpiece of a series in Pokerography. Profiling 23 of the most famous and successful poker players in the world (thus far!), each and every episode of this biopic-format program is a true treat for poker fans.

The shows go well beyond the felt to tell us the stories of the game’s greats in a way that’s fun, entertaining, and will appeal to both casual and serious players alike. It’s not just a great watch, but a genuine binge-watch poker series!

Doyle Brunson

Doyle Brunson Retires: So long, Big Papa

Doyle Brunson said goodbye to a lifelong career in poker yesterday, with a stellar sixth-place finish in the 2018 WSOP $10,000 2-7 Single Draw event. His performance was reminiscent of the swan song of another elite competitor, tennis’ Jimmy Connors.

And so, we offer up this humble tribute to the living legend, the Godfather of Poker, Big Papa, Texas Dolly, as he rides off into the sunset.

Super High Roller Club

PokerGO Original Series: Super High Roller Club | A Review

Super High Roller Club is a six-part original series on PokerGO hosted by Ali Nejad. In the series, Nejad spends some quality time with some of the world’s most well-known high rollers, including Nick Schulman, Antonio Esfandiari, Farah Galfond, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, and Brandon Adams.

Interested in watching the series? Want to hear more about it first? Check our our full review of what you can expect from Super High Roller Club, by Will Shillibier

Major Wager PokerGO

PokerGO Original Series: Major Wager | A Review

Major Wager is a lighthearted five-episode series featuring some of poker’s most popular players competing against one another in off-the-felt activities (i.e., who can do it better?). The losers of each wager face humiliating punishments.

Players featured include Daniel Negreanu, Samantha Abernathy, Antonio Esfandiari, Brian Rast, and Jeff Gross, and the show is hosted by Joey Ingram. A fun show that’s a nice addition to PokerGO’s lineup of original programming.