Triton Poker Charity Series Makes TV Debut on NBC – £2.7M Raised for Charities Globally

by Natasha Lyndon - Monday, July 5th, 2021 7:00


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The Triton Million for Charity Poker Tournament, a £1million buy-in event that took place in London 2019, is finally set to make its USA TV debut on NBC Sports this week.

After previously broadcasting in several regions such as Canada, Israel, and the United Kingdom, Triton has penned a TV deal with NBC Sports to showcase coverage of the biggest televised poker tournaments of all time.

The 10-episode series remains one of the most innovative poker tournaments in recent memory, with 54 professionals and businessmen (and woman) creating an incredible prize pool of £54million and a 1st place prize of £19million.

In addition, £50,000 was collected from each participant totaling £2.7million, donated to various charities around the world.

Daniel ‘Kid Poker’ Negreanu and television personality, Ali Nejad, guide you through exclusive behind the scenes player testimony and the stunning highs and brutal lows of all the play-by-play action.

Depending on your location, here is the NBC broadcast listing schedule:

  • Wednesdays at 5pm PT – NBC Sports Bay Area
  • Thursdays at 9pm ET- NBC Sports Philadelphia+
  • Fridays at 10pm CT – NBC Sports Chicago
  • Saturdays at 11pm ET – NBC Sports Boston
  • Sundays at 8pm ET – NBC Sports Washington

About Triton Poker

Triton Poker was founded in 2015 by Malaysian businessmen, philanthropists and poker lovers, Richard Yong and Paul Phua. The pair felt there was a gap in the market for an exclusive tournament series for affluent business people and high-end professional poker players set in some of the most luxurious locations in the world all in the name of charity. Funds from Triton Poker events have helped raised millions of dollars for charitable organisations such as Project Pink, The Red Cross, and Raising for Effective Giving (REG).

Natasha Lyndon
Reporter

Based in London, Natasha is a former sports journalist with experience working for some of the biggest athletes & brands in the world of sports and iGaming.