เเทงหวยออนไลน์ Related Events Keep Viewers Glued to TV

Tournaments like Texas เเทงหวยออนไลน์ are exceedingly successful and have become big business on Television. Producers, advertisers and online offshoots make mega bucks from such events, worldwide. In Britain the time alloted to poker broadcasts, has gone up by 250 percent, in the last two years. This week 16 tournaments will be telecast on nine channels. Jonathan Webb, head of the channels at Flextech, said that he would like to use poker as a tool to uncover deceit, power and the different thought processes of men and women. He spoke about adding more creativity to poker related events, instead of simply telecasting them for the sake of doing so. One of the biggest attractions in the last few years has been the excitment from seeing punters who win online tournaments with only $25 entry fees, suddenly begin competing at real poker tables against champs. Million-dollar pots are involved at such events. Today.reuters.com reports:
Broadcasters also have made the game look slick by investing in production , including under-table cameras that reveal players’ cards to TV viewers, and celebrity tournaments. Poker-watching has is beginning to become segmented with some channels focusing on bigger, event-driven programmes and others catering to card-playing aficionados with niche shows.
Selected Odds Posted by Sportsbook.com, on the WPT Legends of Poker
Ben Affleck, Toby McGuire and Jennifer Tilley will be competing at the legends of Poker event in Bell Gardens, California. Sportsbook.com has been putting up the odds on their win as also on the win of tournament favorites such as Phil Ivey, Gus Hansen and Daniel Negreanu. Ivey is the hot favorite for the title with a 66-1. Following him are Negreanu, Hansen, Layne Flack, Phil Hellmuth, Howard Kederer and Marcel Luske, each one having 80 -1 bets for a win in the tournament. The Hollywood brigade represented by Affleck, Mcquire and Tilley are at 400-1. According to the M.D. of Sprotsbook.com Alex Czajkowski, poker as a game has gained celebrity status. Though not many people expect film stars to win these tournaments, nevertheless it is exciting to see them at the final table playing with the other pros. Amongst the women players, Jennifer Harman, Kathy Liebert and Annie Duke are the top ranking players. All these women are listed at 150-1 to win the event. Prenewswire.com reports:
The growth of Poker in the United States has been phenomenal, to the point that it no longer surprises fans to see celebrities from film get involved in these events, ” says Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director, Sportsbook.com. The Legends of Poker tournament begins on Saturday, August 27 and the final table will be played on Wednesday, August 31st.

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