Saturday June 28,2014 : IMPORTANT U.S. TELEVISION DEAL FOR 888'S A.A.P.N.
Online poker network to sponsor Poker Night in America broadcasts
The popular television production Poker Night in America has announced an official sponsorship agreement with the All-American Poker Network (AAPN), which will see 888poker and Avenue Capital Group, a top US investments firm, sponsor Poker Night in America broadcasts.
888 and Avenue Capital are partners in the All-American Poker Network enterprise.
Poker Night in America, owned and operated by Rush Street Productions, launched last year with the goal of becoming a game changer for poker on television by making its broadcasts "…part game show, part sporting event, part reality television" and focusing on the players and personalities of the game.
Poker Night in America debuts Sunday, June 29th on CBS Sports at 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific.