On July 11th, 2008, the World Poker Tour will now be shown live into the homes in the Indian subcontinent with the help of ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited, the biggest media franchise in India and the biggest producer of Hindi programming all over the World. The World Poker Tour episodes will be shown on Zee Sports, India's first private sports channel this September 2008.
Steve Lipscomb, the WPT Founder, President and CEO said that Zee Sports and the World Poker Tour Enterprises have created a good partnership as the most trusted media to launch poker in India. He added that they are happy and content with the partnership. The poker show will be shown alongside the usual sports line-up of Zee Sports like football, cricket, tennis, motor sports, golf and Bollywood dancing.
The show will feature episodes from Season IV of the WPT. Interested who want to qualify for a WPT televised final table, they can check out on how to qualify on the Bodog Poker where they can win a $12,000 Player's Choice Package.