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September 26, 2020

Kicking off series of strategic alliances

World Poker Tour joins forces with FSN on online and television deal

(US).- WPT Enterprises has aligned with Fox Sports Net in a deal involving WPT's online assets. WPTE and FSN will kick off their collaboration in September with the creation of a television series based on WPTE's subscription and sweepstakes game offering, CLUBWPT.com.

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ach week, players will have multiple chances to win a seat in the TV series by playing in poker and blackjack tournaments on CLUBWPT.com. Weekly episodes telecast nationally on FSN will feature a new final table with CLUBWPT.com members battling it out on the felt for cash prizes.

Conducted under United States sweepstakes rules, CLUBWPT.com is a subscription-based online club offering daily poker and blackjack events targeting the estimated 60 million poker players in the United States. Players receive points to play in over 4000 live poker and blackjack tournaments, sit-n-go's and ring games for a chance to win over us$ 100,000 in cash and prizes each month, including us$ 10,000 seats into World Poker Tour main events.

For a us$ 19.95 monthly subscription, CLUBWPT.com members receive additional benefits including magazine subscriptions, travel and entertainment discounts in Las Vegas and other VIP content.

“FSN takes pride in its progressive approach to programming and is pleased to be the new home for the World Poker Tour. The WPT is synonymous with big event poker and is a firmly established household brand,” said George Greenberg, FSN Executive Vice President of Programming and Production. “The marriage is perfect.”

“FSN is a reigning media giant whose unparalleled energy and resources will benefit CLUBWPT.com on a whole new level. We look forward to building our relationship with them and establishing additional deals to help reach the huge market potential that CLUBWPT.com holds,” said Steve Lipscomb, WPT Founder, President and CEO.

FSN's 16 owned-and-operated regional networks and its affiliated networks reach more than 80 million homes across the U.S. In addition to the CLUBWPT.com television series, FSN will exclusively broadcast 26 all-new episodes from World Poker Tour Season VII.

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