Five Poker TV Shows you Should Watch
Poker remains one of the most lucrative and popular casino games played online and in land-based casinos today, and although poker TV shows were first and foremost watched only by the enthusiast, the mid 21st century saw a huge rise in viewers as the game rose in popularity. Many gambling websites will have TV Listings and schedules for your favorite shows.
If you take the World Poker Tour which enjoyed only moderate TV success before ESPN's WSOP coverage began in 2003 it just sent the viewig figures sky high, blowing the top off the whole kebang.
After that our channel guides had at least two or three poker games airing at the same time but the when the US government legislation in effect signaling the end of the poker drive the demand for poker to be aired on traditional TV declined.
There might not be three poker shows on our TV's at the same time but there are some great quality shows on offer today.
- Aside from Video game streams twitch is also used for poker games. If you go to the poker section you will find a selection of re-runs like 'Poker after Dark,' and 'High Stakes Poker.' Those big online tournaments with professional commentary, and also you will find separate streamers showing all of their current games in case you are interested. To stream a channel all you need to do is click the thumbnail. You do not have to install any software.
- Targeting the streaming space was a clever move by PokerStars, and PokerStars TV have done this very successfully. You will find all of their replay streams together with hours upon hours of EPL and Global Poker League. This blanket coverage can have you staying up until the wee hours of the morning it is that engrossing.
- Tune into WSOP live streams and past events which make for some incredibly entertaining viewing. With dozens of previous events archived you can expect to spend a full day of poker viewing.
- Poker Central is the latest player in the poker TV shows alongside PokerStars. Advertising themselves as the only 24/7 poker TV network in the world, the show tries hard to create and exciting and appealing content in order to draw new viewers in.
- EPT is owned by PokerStars and the European Poker Tour is probably the most famous poker tournament after the WSOP You can all of the EPT coverage on PokerStars,TV and also on YouTube. The commentary and the production of the shows are superb and players can learn a lot from watching this fun show.
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