Las Vegas, Nevada, June 14, 2018 – Run It Up Studios has entered into a new partnership agreement with PokerStars to accelerate Run It Up’s growth and to build the Twitch Poker community through sponsorship of key initiatives including content development, innovation and streamer development.

Run It Up Studios and PokerStars plan to develop new and existing poker broadcasters and content on and to grow the Twitch Poker category by appealing to both existing and new Twitch users, raising the profile of the game of poker globally. Jason details his plans in an exclusive interview with PokerStars Blog here.

Jason Somerville, founder of Run It Up Studios, said, “Our mission at Run It Up is to create and promote the most entertaining and engaging poker content on the planet. We strive to innovate within poker and to challenge accepted practices both in broadcasts and the game itself. We are eager to grow the game of poker by reaching more fans, more regularly, and with superior poker programming.”

“Jason is a pioneer, innovator and human content engine – which is why he’s so successful on Twitch,” said Eric Hollreiser, vice president of corporate communications of The Stars Group,
“Twitch Poker is an exciting new platform for poker innovation and community-building. We’re eager to build upon our partnership with Jason and to mine the vast PokerStars library of content, promote poker streamers and create exclusive promotions and original content for Run It Up.”

“There is no greater news for the continuing growth and health of poker on Twitch than to have Jason Somerville at the heart of it,” said Farhan Ahmed, head of poker partnerships at Twitch. “As a fundamental part of the category’s success to date, his new venture is bound to excite our large and passionate poker community.”

Run It Up Studios is a full-purpose Twitch production studio and content creator based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to developing its own content, Run It Up Studios produces a variety of livestreams from world-class live poker events to collaborations with small-scale independent broadcasters.

The Stars Group is the largest online gaming company in the world and operates the PokerStars brand, which serves the global poker community on the world’s most popular poker sites, which together offer more daily tournaments than anywhere else with the best online security.

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