There are no changes to the schedule this week: the WSOP continues Tuesdays at 8, and Poker After Dark is in rerun for two more weeks. Newsbites from the comments : one result of delaying the Main Event final table for TV: one of the players hired a coach ; Katie Porello is lobbying for the WPT hostess job; Best Damn Poker Show is taping their second season ; we may not see the Aussie Millions in 2009 if they don’t get a TV sponsor; and the WPT Canada is airing in Canada . Check our poker on TV schedule for the list of shows regularly running new episodes, sign up for our weekly newsletter or subscribe to our feed , and contact me with any suggestions or corrections.
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There have been rumors of a new PokerStars tour in North America for some time now. PokerStars already has three tours: The European Poker Tour , about to start its fifth season, has long been televised and streamed over the internet.
World Poker Tour Host Mike Sexton Featured on PocketFives Podcas PRarticle.com (press release), Canada - 2 hours ago San Jose,, Costa Ric, United States (PRarticle.com) – Millions of Americans tune into the World Poker Tour every single week. It’sa staple of the poker …
Canterbury Park, home of the largest poker room in the Midwest, and uncontested leader in poker tournaments concluded a new, and highly successful tournament, The Twin Cities Poker Open. The August tournament was added to Canterbury’s popular tournament line-up for the first time, and proved to be a huge success. Next on the agenda, the most anticipated event of the year, is their Fall Classic, beginning on October 10 and running through the 23.
Event 54, the $10,000 no-limit hold ‘em Main Event of the World Series of Poker, comes to TV Tuesday at 8 PM on ESPN. It will run until the 4-month-delayed final table broadcast on November 11.
Football season is about to start, so I thought I’d link to one of our previous articles for those of you who haven’t seen it: Matt Marantz, ESPN’s WSOP producer, is taking over as executive producer of ESPN/ABC’s football broadcasts. He intends to adopt the poker broadcasting model for football games. The shows will be shorter, edited broadcasts concentrating on the most interesting plays, with more human interest segments…
In any field, the one that improves the fastest wins. An example from economics comes to mind: a country like France has been rich for centuries, but their economy hasn’t been growing much lately. Places like Ireland, Singapore, and Hong Kong, on the other hand, were relatively poor just a few decades ago but have been growing fast since
Next week’s WPT event is the Ladies’ Championship from the Bellagio. They’re saying it was a real catfight
The PocketFives.com Podcast interviewed the World Poker Tour’s Mike Sexton and Amanda Leatherman a few weeks back. They didn’t say anything groundbreaking, but it’s an interesting listen and the podcast is only 29 minutes long.
WPT Enterprises released their second quarter results today and held a conference call ( call , transcript ).
Poker After Dark (PAD) recently aired a cash game, a tourney, and a heads-up tournament on consecutive weeks. The World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour were also airing new episodes at the same time