The second-annual Poker Masters series begins in a few hours and over the next week, seven events will decide the 2018 Poker Masters Champion. If you’re wondering how you should follow the action, look no further than Poker Central’s Poker Masters Viewing Guide.
Where to Watch
The Poker Masters will be streamed exclusively on PokerGO, with final table broadcasts beginning Saturday, September 8. Fans will have a chance to watch their favorite players compete in multiple High Roller events, including two non-No Limit Hold’em events. Pot Limit Omaha makes a debut at the 2018 Poker Masters, along with a Short Deck event. The $10,000 buy-in Short Deck event will be the first to be streamed from the United States. The series concludes with two days of $100,000 NLH Main Event action, with the final table scheduled to play to a winner on September 15.
Who to Follow
PokerGO is broadcasting eight days of Poker Masters action, but we know that one screen usually isn’t enough. Jump back and forth between PokerGO live streams and social media, where PokerGO’s stacked commentary team will help get you in the game. Ali Nejad, Nick Schulman, and Jeremey Ausmus will handle commentary during the series, while Maria Ho returns to the sidelines. Ho will also headline the new PokerGO break desk, along with with Brent Hanks and Jeff Platt. As always, follow Poker Central and PokerGO to make sure you don’t miss a beat during the seven-event series.
Purple Jacket Scoring System
Last year, the Poker Masters was all about the money. Win the most and you win the Poker Masters Purple Jacket. This year, a new scoring system is in place. Players will earn points for each in-the-money Poker Masters result, which will make every cash, every pay jump, and every win all the more valuable. The same scoring system is also used in the High Roller of the Year race. Throughout the series, Poker Central will provide Poker Masters and High Roller of the Year leaderboard updates.
Poker Central Podcast
Starting next week, daily episodes of the Poker Central Podcast will give fans an inside scoop on everything Poker Masters. Podcasts featuring player interviews, leaderboard breakdowns, updates, and more with your favorite hosts Remko Rinkema and Brent Hanks will add another dimension to Poker Central’s Poker Masters coverage. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
Behind the Scenes
Throughout Poker Masters, Poker Central’s YouTube channel is your home for behind the scenes access to the highest stakes week of the year. A wide range of content will populate the Poker Central YouTube channel throughout the series and to make sure you don’t miss any of those updates, subscribe to Poker Central.