The long-awaited eighth season of the extremely in style money recreation present High Stakes Poker is ready to debut on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PokerGO. Per week earlier than the primary episode premieres, the identities of the hosts for the primary season since 2011 had been revealed. Gabe Kaplan and AJ Benza will return to the sales space, reuniting the commentary group that hosted the primary 5 seasons collectively.
Kaplan is a 75-year-old comic and actor who has been across the poker world for many years, with practically $1.4 million in reside poker event earnings together with a win in Amarillo Slim’s Superbowl of Poker again in 1980. Benza is a gossip columnist and TV host.
In the sixth season of High Stakes Poker, Kara Scott took Benza’s place as Kaplan’s co-host. The following season noticed Kaplan changed by comic Norm McDonald. Now the unique duo is formally again collectively to offer commentary and evaluation on one other season of nosebleed-stakes money recreation motion.
A brand new teaser video launched alongside the announcement of the hosts for season 8 included hints at seven-figure pots, and confirmed many of the gamers that may participate within the motion. Among these noticed within the clip had been Doug Polk, Phil Ivey, Bryn Kenney, Rick Salomon, Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan, Phil Hellmuth, Jean Robert Bellande, Nick Petrangelo, James Bord, Brandon Adams, former Major League Baseball pitcher Michael Schwimer, and enterprise capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya.
Check out the trailer beneath: