Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 09, 2012 Posted in TV Poker, WSOP News | No Comments »

There was a lot of 2012 World Series of Poker news announced on Tuesday. Not only did we have the media conference call where we learned about the rules changes and attendance expectations, as well as WSOP officials clarifying and answering a number of other questions, but ESPNRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 01, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

It appears we’ve been snookered by of all people the World Series of Poker! After a Tweet Tuesday night claiming the end of the November Nine, it was revealed today –when the full schedule and format changes were revealed—that the end of the November Nine is more ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

In a not so surprising announcement on Tuesday the World Series of Poker announced they would be releasing a number of “hints” for the 2012 WSOP schedule, but did reveal that the November Nine has run its course via the official WSOP Twitter account: “A few hints onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 24, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

It’s been a busy year in the poker world, and with Black Friday and Full Tilt poker dominating the headlines we’ve decided to take a look at the 10 biggest stories of the year, some of which we almost forgot about ourselves with everything else going on inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

One of the biggest changes this year, or for that matter since the November Nine first began, will be the final table coverage going live on ESPN and ESPN 2. The live coverage will mark the first radical change in the World Series of Poker broadcast since ESPNRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 28, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

It’s been a while since the poker world caught wind of a high-stakes challenge match, but that changed on Thursday when Daniel “Jungleman12” Cates decided to throw out an open challenge to any player ready to take him on in a live, heads-up, match at the Prague PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 18, 2011 Posted in TV Poker, WSOP News | No Comments »

Apparently ESPN felt the ratings for their “live” coverage of the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event this summer were strong enough to warrant the network to adopt the “near-live” format for the Final Table of the WSOP Main Event set to air in early November. ESPNRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 20, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

1. Olivier Busquet is AWESOME in the broadcast booth, and Antonio Esfandiari is only slightly inferior The 2011 WSOP Live Stream on ESPN 2 and ESPN 3 seems to be the wave of the future, and this is only possible because of the fantastic job done by pokerRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on May 13, 2011 Posted in TV Poker, WSOP News | No Comments »

Last Wednesday, Tony G gave an interview on QuadJacks Radio discussing the situation revolving around Full Tilt and UB returning player funds.  During that interview, the topic of the future of poker Television was discussed.  Tony made an interesting point when he stated that the future of pokerRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on May 06, 2011 Posted in TV Poker, WSOP News | 11 Comments »

On Wednesday, the World Series of Poker announced extended coverage on ESPN that will include live action during the $50,000 Poker Players Championship, the WSOP Heads-Up Grudge Matches, and the 2011 WSOP Main Event. The $50,000 Poker Player’s Championship and the Heads-up Grudge Matches will be broadcast onRead Full Article