The World Poker Tour recently announced there will be some exciting changes related to the introduction of its newest ClubWPT™ King of the Club television series, which will closely follow the festival. The well-known poker players Maria Ho and Jeff Gross will enter their new roles as co-commentators, while Caitlyn Howe, a member of the World Poker Tour Royal Flush Crew, will become the host of the show.
March 2018 will showcase the brand-new ClubWPT King of the Club TV poker show which promises to provide both the audience and its participants with the entertainment they have been looking for. The King of the Club tournament has decided to present poker pros with the opportunity to be the star of an exciting televised show, which is going to help them demonstrate their full potential in front of an audience of a global scale. Poker players are currently qualifying to take part in the made-for-TV special and there are some very promising poker enthusiasts among them.
The final number of poker pros which will be left after the qualifications is 16 and they will be competing in the televised show, which will take place at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Season XVI WPT Borgata Poker Open. There will be more than $37,000 in cash and prizes, which also includes a place at a future $10,000 World Poker Tour Main Tour event for ever winner at the ClubWPT King of the Club TV show. Contestants will also be able to enjoy almost a whole week stay at the spectacular integrated resort, as well as a true VIP experience at the final table of the World Poker Tour Tournament of Champions.
Maria Ho appeared on the poker field about 17 years ago and ever since her first minute there, she has shown her level of professionalism and poker skills at events of various scale. These strong qualities helped her collect life earnings estimated to more than $2.1 million, which makes her one of the top-ranked female poker players in the world. She has also discovered her passion to the camera and her charismatic nature has earned her a well-deserved place as a host and commentator of poker events.
Jeff Gross brings a lot of entertainment for his global audience not only with his appearances at various poker tournaments but also through his YouTube and Twitch channels. He creates original poker content, which boasts millions of views and can be only defined as engaging and educational on so many levels. His first cash came in 2007 and ever since then he has amassed about $2.9 million from various live tournaments around the world. The two poker co-commentators are more than excited to take their places in front of the cameras and get to watch many up-and-coming poker players.