We are thrilled to add Antonio to the Poker Central team," said Clint Stinchcomb, chief executive officer of Poker Central. "Antonio is beloved in the poker community, and will be a great asset in launching our 24/7 poker network." In the works for more than a year, Poker Central is expected to air before the end of the 2015.
Poker Central is best known as the creator and producer of The Super High Roller Bowl - the new world championship tournament.
"I'm excited to help launch Poker Central," said Antonio Esfandiari. "Soon 24/7 poker will be available all over the world."
Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari is known for his rock star lifestyle, humor, and giving nature, as well as his amazing skill at the table. Best known for winning the largest cash prize in the history of poker - $18,346,673 – Antonio has $26 million in lifetime poker winnings to his name, and has been ranked as one of the biggest tournament winners in all of poker. A former magician turned poker player, Antonio has won 2 WPT championships and 3 WSOP bracelets and is one of the elite hat trick players – players who have won $1 million+ in 3 or more games, including the 2013 WSOP and the WPT in 2010 and 2004. Calm and cheerful at the table, Antonio maintains a quirky, self-deprecating sense of humor, a love of family, and a love of helping others that has catapulted him from popular to beloved.