The Poker Channel
10/9/09 – The Poker Channel, Europe’s largest gaming television network, has announced the signing of a new distribution agreement in France with Neufbox TV, the popular TV service from SFR, the second largest telecoms company in Europe.
The Poker Channel will be available 24 hours a day to all SFR’s TV subscribers from this week on Channel 199.
The Poker Channel is already available on TV in France to the customers of Free and Numericable. Following the agreement with SFR, the Poker Channel is now available to more than 18 million TV homes in 20 countries.
This week also sees the exclusive world premiere of the PokerHeaven European Cash Game Season 2, where some of Europe's best and emerging talent competes with a minimum chip stack of Euro 10 000. It features world-class players from 10 countries including two successful French players, Bruno Fitoussi (France’s 3rd highest-ranking player by earnings) and Francois Balmigere (who took home over $350 000 in 25th place at this year’s WSOP).
The 7 episodes of the European Cash Game 2 will premiere exclusively on The Poker Channel every Friday at 2200 CET.
Other programming featured this Autumn includes the World Series of Poker, European Poker Tour, World Series of Poker Europe, and the World Poker Tour.