Federated Sports + Gaming Unveils Epic Poker League

Annie Duke
Annie Duke, Commissioner of the Epic Poker League.

With its inaugural event approaching fast Federated Sports + Gaming have announced their new league name - and it is epic.

The new tour will now be known as the Epic Poker League, and will be accessible on their new domain, .

"This is no ordinary tournament league," said Jeffrey Grosman, chief operating officer of FS+G.

"Our fields will be some of the toughest in poker history and we expect the competition to be nothing less than epic. In selecting a name that could live up to the players' incredible skill and talent, epic was a natural fit.”

The website will be live in advance of the first event August 5th at the Palms in Las Vegas. FS+G will be providing professional player profiles, rankings, statistics, news, results, strategy and access to a new social media poker experience.

The Palms is offering a $340 super satellite with one Pro/Am seat guaranteed every Saturday at 7 p.m. through July 31st and a $180 super satellite with one Pro/Am seat guaranteed every Sunday at 7 p.m. though July 31st.

The casino is also offering single table satellites into these supers daily for $40 and $65.

“For a $40 investment, anyone can have a shot at the glory on a national stage, a million dollars and poker’s most exclusive title,” said Annie Duke, commissioner of Epic Poker League.

“That opportunity is unmatched in poker.”

The Epic Poker League will feature four $20,000 buy-in rake-free events, each with $400,000 in added prize money.

Information on the league and its schedule can be found here.

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