On previous bulletins the Bodog gambling group’s entrance into reality television has been reported on, but it is only this week that the full details of the series have been announced and they make for extremely interesting reading.
Calvin Ayre, Bodog founder and CEO, is to be the host of the six-episode reality show. The show is to be taped in March at the Bodog compound located in Costa Rica. The episodes will be seen each week on Saturdays starting at 11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. EST, starting April 15, 2018.
CEO Calvin Ayre has reported that the company’s mission is to discover the next poker star. The company is eager to present the heard playing aspects of the Bodog lifestyle. Calvin Ayre sees poker and television being combined with Bodog-style entertainment as making for one great show. Calvin Ayre sees the company’s next step as being entrance into the world of reality TV.
In the television series the journey of 40 individuals including 10 poker professionals, 10 celebrities, and 20 of Bodog’s poker players will be intimately detailed. These are the individuals who intend to use their card-playing abilities to win a $500,000 first prize. There will be a poker game featured with each episode with each winner receiving $50,000 and maintaining a position at the sixth and final table for an opportunity to win the grand prize of a half-million-dollar.
This is an opportunity to win a trip to Ayre’s Costa Rican estate for reality show hopefuls, and to star along with poker pros and celebrities on the worldwide broadcast network television series. In order to be eligible, contestants will need to set up a Bodog.net account and to submit a fully completed application questionnaire.
The reality show will present Costa Rican excursions, poker games, Bodog Music artists and the show’s host rich lifestyle.