Poker Central believes that it has a winning hand with new cable channel

Skinny cable-channel packages are the newest trend as media executives recognize that there are so many twenty-four-hour cable channels that can introduce, or that the people in America have time to watch. A new 24 hour poker channel is all set to be introduced for the fifty-five million poker fans across the nation.
In an interview recently, Clint Stinchomb, the CEO of Poker Central, told that more people play poker compared to golf or tennis. Tennis is a micro-niche. Poker is not a micro-niche. This is a huge market. Stinchomb told that both ESPN and Fox televise big-money poker events.
Recently, Poker Central declared that they have signed their very first distribution contract with a Toledo cable system. Stinchomb anticipated more announcements this year. Apart from Toledo, poker fans could access Poker Central application through Amazon Fire, Roku, Xbox and Apple TV, said Stinchomb. These platforms are backed by Comcast, said a spokeswoman. Continue reading “Poker Central believes that it has a winning hand with new cable channel”

Day 1b of 2015 WPT Canadian Spring Championship lead by Afriat

2015 partypoker.net World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship attracted 234 players on the second Day 1 flight and to the Poker Club situated outside of Montreal, Quebeck, Canada.

Adding the 136 players coming from first flight to the Saturday play would put the count of participants officially at 370 and this is the 14th Season’s is first stop  of the tour.
At the end of the day on Saturday, Eric Afriat, the 2014 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown champion grabbed the chip lead from a field of 102 players. The day for Afriat started hot, and he collected 90,000 hardly into the first level and half, though he encountered a few obstacles on the way be ultimately accounted to 212,200 and the consequent lead.
Jason Duval stood second with 188, 400 chips followed by Kevin Sing with 187,700 for the third spot. Jason Duval, winner of the 2013 World Series Poker bracelet and finalist of WPT Canadian Spring Championship ended the day on the top list along with Laurence Grondin, WSOP final tablist, Darryll Fish, the WSOP Circuit winner and also the Marvin Rettenmaier, the WPT Champions Club member.
The players to hit the rail at the end of the day included Mike Sexton, the Poker Hall of Fame m ember, Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion and Jonathan Jaffe, the 2014 WPT Montreal winner.

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