New Docuseries "Legends of the Game" Airs Sept. 28 on PokerGO
Poker Central announced a new docuseries set to provide an in-depth look at some of gambling’s biggest legends, including many of poker’s most defining characters and moments.
The six-part series entitled “Legends of the Game” airs on OTT subscription service PokerGO Saturday, Sept. 28 with the first episode: Benny Binion – The Story of the World Series of Poker. Poker Central will drop a new episode each Saturday for six weeks, promising viewers an inside look at the history that has paved the way for the modern poker scene.
“Our goal is to share these compelling stories to an audience of poker fans and beyond in a way that has never been done before.”
In addition to Benny Binion and the beginnings of the WSOP, episodes will cover the birth and rise of poker in the U.S., the roots of the first casino stemming back to 17th century Italy, through to the Mob roots and rise of Las Vegas. Also featured are two more undeniable legends of the game, both with their fair share of lore and mystery: Stu Ungar and David “Chip” Reese.
“The history of poker has birthed some incredible stories that have shaped the world of gambling today,” said Sampson Simmons, President of Poker Central. “Our goal is to share these compelling stories to an audience of poker fans and beyond in a way that has never been done before.”
Here’s a look at the schedule of episodes, which you can access with a monthly subscription to PokerGO.
“Legends of the Game” Episodes and Air Dates
|Sept. 28||Benny Binion – The Story of the World Series of Poker|
|Oct. 5||Stu Ungar – The Tragic Hero|
|Oct. 12||The Poker Trail – The Birth and Rise of Poker|
|Oct. 19||Il Ridotto – The Story of the First Casino|
|Oct. 26||Mob Vegas|
|Nov. 2||The Incomparable “Chip” Reese|
Lead image courtesy of Poker Central/PokerGO.
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