POKERNEWS: Maria Ho to Host Live Streaming On Poker Central’s Twitch TV Channel
Poker Central has just announced that professional poker player Maria Ho will be streaming live programming on its Twitch TV channel.
The live streaming will be dubbed "Poker Central Live with Maria Ho" and begin in late September.
If you are not familiar with Poker Central, they plan to launch on October 1, and will be the only television station that provides 24-hour poker-related programming seven days a week. The company is also the producer of the Super High Roller Series™. Brian Rast won the inaugural Super High Roller Bowl in July for $7,525,000 after outlasting 43 players that each put up a $500,000 buy-in.
Ho has amassed over $2.6 million in poker tournament winnings including 32 World Series of Poker (WSOP) cashes, three WSOP final tables, four World Poker Tour (WPT) cashes, and seven additional final tables. Ho's best cash was a second-place finish in a 2011 WSOP $5,000 buy-in no-limit hold'em event for $540,020.
Ho is also known as a television personality, competing on the CBS Emmy Award winning television show The Amazing Race 15 in 2009, participating in the third season of the popular television show American Idol, commentating for the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT), before most recently joining Poker Night In America: The Tour on CBS Sports as a co-host.