Poker on Television
High Stakes Poker. The World Poker Tour. Poker After Dark. The World Series of Poker. These are just a few of the poker programs that are aired on TV these days. While the market for televised poker programming is saturated to say the least, players still seem to have a tremendous appetite for these shows. We'll do our best to cover all of the latest happenings from the world of televised poker in this section.
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WPT Alpha8 Coming to FS1 in 2014
The brand new FS1 (Fox Sports 1) channel will play host to the World Poker Tour's newest offering, the WPT Alpha8. The WPT Alpha8 will begin airing on FS1 in March of 2014.
Dan Shak Wins PartyPoker.com Premier League VI
Dan Shak outlasted Sam Trickett to take down the PartyPoker.com Premier League VI last evening. With his victory, Shak joins Scott Seiver, David Benyamine, JC Tran, Andy Black...
Full List of Invitees To National Heads-Up Poker Championship Revealed
The full list of the 64 invitees to the 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship was circulated earlier this morning. The event, which will be held at Caesars Palace in Las V...
Antonio Esfandiari Wins Another World Series of Poker Bracelet
What does Antonio Esfandiari do to follow up his victory in "The Big One for One Drop" and an appearance on The Howard Stern Show?
How about another World Serie...
Friday Night News: Ivey/Benyamine Revelations, Poker After Dark and More
1. Ivey/Benyamine Revelations.
Subject: Poker (link below) published a very interesting article earlier today titled "FTP's Financial Relationship with Two Pros...
Pot Limit Omaha Finally Arrives on "Poker After Dark"
Viewers are going to be in for a special treat over the next two weeks of "Poker After Dark" on NBC.
Not only will names such as Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and...
WSOP Introduces "World Series of Poker Main Event Rematches"
Earlier today, the World Series of Poker announced that they will be recreating some of the most dramatic moments in poker history with their new "World Series of Poker Heads-...
"Idol" Week Up Next on "Poker After Dark"
"Idol" week starts this Monday on "Poker After Dark" and will feature names such as Doyle Brunson, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad.
First-Round Matchups For The 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Set
The first-round matchups for the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship were revealed earlier tonight during a draw party at PURE nightclub in Caesars Palace.
2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Betting Odds
The 7th annual National Heads-Up Poker Championship is scheduled to get underway in just a couple of days.
64 players will be paying $25,000 to get their shot ...
Season Seven of "High Stakes Poker" Premieres on Saturday Night
The seventh season of "High Stakes Poker" is set to kick off tomorrow (Saturday) at 8/7c on GSN.
"High Stakes Poker", which is arguably the best poker-themed t...
Line-up for 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Set
The line-up for the 7th annual National Heads-Up Poker Championship was unveiled earlier today.
The 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship, which is set to ...
Gabe Kaplan Out, Norm MacDonald In As Host Of "High Stakes Poker"
According to a GSN press release that was circulated earlier today, Gabe Kaplan is no longer the host of "High Stakes Poker".
His replacement? None other than ...
Sunday Night News: Boeree's Big Win and $150k Cash Game on "Poker After Dark"
1. Boeree's Big Win.
"Team Pokerstars Pro" member Liv Boeree successfully navigated through a field of 4,710 players to take down the "Sunday Warm Up" on Poker...
Seventh Season of "Poker After Dark" Kicks Off This Monday
The seventh season of "Poker After Dark" is set to kick off this Monday (January 3rd) with "Big Heat" week.
PAD7 is kicking off in style, as the line-up for "B...
High Stakes Poker 7 Shoot Wraps Up
The taping of the seventh season of "High Stakes Poker" just finished filming a few hours ago.
The list of players who participated in HSP7 was not officially ...
No Negreanu For "High Stakes Poker" Season 7
Daniel Negreanu revealed earlier today via his Twitter account that he will not be participating in the seventh season of "High Stakes Poker".
According to Neg...
"High Stakes Poker" Update
With all of the poker world's attention having been focused on Harry Reid's poker bill over the last few days, it's been easy to forget that the seventh season of "High Stakes...
"Poker After Dark" Extended Through 2014; Season Seven Details Released
Earlier today, a press release was circulated by "Poker After Dark" producers that included many details about the seventh season of the show.
More Details Revealed Regarding Upcoming "Poker After Dark" Episodes
Earlier this week, Brian Hastings revealed in a blog posting that he would be participating in an upcoming taping of "Poker After Dark".
The interesting tidbit...
High Stakes Poker To Return For Seventh Season
Pokernewsdaily.com (link below) broke the news earlier this week that the seventh season of "High Stakes Poker" is reportedly set to tape from November 18-20.
High Stakes Poker Season 6 Finale Recap
The final episode of the sixth season of High Stakes Poker aired earlier tonight on GSN.
The players at the table to start this episode were: Tom "durrrr" Dwan...
High Stakes Poker Season 6 Episode 10 Recap
The line-up to start this week's episode was:
Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Daniel Negreanu, Eli Elezra, Mike Matusow, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Phil Ivey and Doyle Bru...
High Stakes Poker Season 6, Episode 6 Recap
In the last hand of last week's episode of HSP, Tom "durrrr" Dwan bluffed Phil Ivey out of a big pot. Would "durrrr" be able to maintain his momentum in this week's episode?
HSP Season 6, Episode 5 Recap
This week's episode of "High Stakes Poker" on GSN included a number of big pots and a memorable confrontation between Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Phil Ivey.
First Round Matchups of 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Set
The first round matchups of the 2010 National Heads-up Poker Championship were announced earlier tonight at a draw party at PURE night club in Las Vegas.
High Stakes Poker Season 6 Episode 2 Recap, NAPT Venetian Day 2 Update and More
1. High Stakes Poker Season 6, Episode 2 Recap.
Another week, another player sent packing.
Last week, Phil Hellmuth made a quick exit from "Hig...
A Big Weekend Approaches For Both Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker
This is shaping up to be one of the biggest weekends of the year for the poker world, as both Full Tilt Poker and Pokerstars are hosting some very big tournaments.
David Benyamine Wins PartyPoker Premier League IV
David Benyamine took down the PartyPoker Premier League IV championship a short while ago, outlasting players such as Luke Schwartz and Daniel Negreanu to claim the title and ...
North American Poker Tour To Be Broadcast on ESPN2
According to ESPN.com, 16 original hours of the NAPT (North American Poker Tour) will be broadcast on ESPN2 starting in mid-April.
Joanna Krupa, as was already...
Phil Ivey Makes Over 330k In "High Stakes Poker" Season 6, Episode 1
The highly-anticipated season six premiere of High Stakes Poker was aired Sunday evening on GSN.
The show made some changes this year, including removing A.J. ...
"Railbird Heaven" Week on Poker After Dark
"Railbird Heaven", which is the two-week finale of the fifth season of "Poker After Dark", will begin airing this Monday on NBC.
Patrik Antonius, Daniel Negrea...
Tom Dwan Destroys Sammy "Any Two" George For $750,000 On Final Day of "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge
The third and final day of the "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge saw Tom Dwan destroy Sammy "Any Two" George to the tune of $750,000.
Play just wrapped up for ...
Tom Dwan Beats Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies In "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge
Play has just wrapped in the second day of the "durrrr" Million Dollar Challenge.
Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies battled today in a live versi...
"High Stakes Poker" Season 6 Filming Wraps Later Today
The third and final day of filming for the sixth season of "High Stakes Poker" is scheduled to get under way in just a couple of minutes at the "Golden Nugget" in Las Vegas. <...
Day 2 of "High Stakes Poker" Season 6 Filming Under Way
Day 2 of taping for the sixth season of "High Stakes Poker" is currently under way at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas.
There are three full days of taping sched...
High Stakes Poker Season 6 Begins Taping Today
The sixth season of "High Stakes Poker" will begin taping later today at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas.
The game, which will feature a minimum buy-in of $200,...
Everything You Wanted To Know About High Stakes Poker Season 6
Details for the sixth season of High Stakes Poker have now been released.
The new co-host is Kara Scott, as was rumored for the past couple of weeks. Scott "wi...
FTOPS XIV, Phil Ivey Odds and More
1. FTOPS XIV. The 14th edition of the FTOPS (Full Tilt Online Poker Series) gets underway later today (November 4th).
The series will kick off at 21:00 ET with...
Annette Obrestad Taping First "Poker After Dark" Appearance Tomorrow
Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad has already accomplished a great deal during her career as a professional poker player.
One of the most accomplished and feared o...
"High Stakes Poker" Co-Host Update
Many people (including myself) were expecting that GSN would announce the identity of the new co-host of "High Stakes Poker" late last week.
This didn't happen...
"High Stakes Poker" Returning in 2010
Poker News Daily (link below) is reporting today that the popular "High Stakes Poker" show will be returning to your television screens in February of 2010.
High Stakes Poker Season Five, Episode 12 Recap
The 12th episode of the fifth season of "High Stakes Poker" aired last night on GSN.
The line-up for this episode was the same as last week - some of the bigge...
High Stakes Poker Season 5, Episode 8 Recap
The bad news?
Viewers of "High Stakes Poker" were served another lackluster and unexciting episode of the show, the second in two weeks.
High Stakes Poker Season 5, Episode 7 Recap
After the high drama of last week's episode that featured an epic pot between Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Barry Greenstein, fans received a fairly boring installment of "High Stakes...
Recap of High Stakes Poker Episode 4, Season 5
The fourth episode of the fifth season of "High Stakes Poker" featured one of the largest pots in the history of the show.
The line-up for this week was the sa...
High Stakes Poker Season 5, Episode 2 Recap
There was plenty of action on "High Stakes Poker" this week, with Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Peter Eastgate being involved in some of the biggest pots once again.
High Stakes Poker Season 5, Episode 1 Summary
The fifth season of "High Stakes Poker" made its debut on GSN earlier tonight.
"High Stakes Poker" is extremely popular and is widely regarded as being the bes...
The "Durrrr" Challenge, L.A. Poker Classic, High Stakes Poker
1. The "durrrr" Challenge. Day 4 of the "durrrr" challenge took place on Monday.
After briefly losing the lead in the competition during Sunday's sessio...
Poker After Dark, Jamie Gold, Pokerstars 25 Billionth Hand and More
1. Poker After Dark: Nets vs Vets. "Team Cardrunners" will do battle with a trio of seasoned poker veterans this week on "Poker After Dark".
New Seasons of "Poker After Dark", "High Stakes Poker" And The "World Poker Tour" Set to Kick Off Soon
If you are the type of person that just can't get enough of watching poker on TV, then I have some good news for you.
New seasons of the "World Poker Tour", "H...
New Details Emerge re: Fifth Season of High Stakes Poker
Earlier this year, it appeared as though "High Stakes Poker" was dead and buried. GSN halted production of the show and decided not to pick up the next season of the World Pok...
Phil Ivey Destroys Field, Wins the Full Tilt Poker Million Dollar Cash Game
For the second time in its three year history, Phil Ivey has taken down the Full Tilt Poker "Million Dollar Cash Game".
The event, a two-day high stakes cash ga...
Poker After Dark to Feature a Heads-Up Format This Week
"Poker After Dark" on NBC continues to experiment with different formats. The first week of this new season featured the first ever cash game format for the show, and the thir...
The World Poker Tour Moves to Fox Sports Network
Alright, we're a little late on this story, but it's still interesting nonetheless.
The World Poker Tour and Fox Sports Network inked a deal that will see the s...
Deadline Passes for GSN Decision Regarding the World Poker Tour
The last few weeks have likely brought some restless nights for executives of the World Poker Tour, especially Steve Lipscomb. The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the W...
Should High Stakes Poker Switch to a Mixed Game Format?
As you may or may not know, High Stakes Poker has been looking for ways to increase the popularity of show. They have added young, mainly online players to the mix. They have ...
More Names Confirmed for Fourth Season of High Stakes Poker
Last week, we informed you that Daniel Negreanu was in for the fourth season of High Stakes Poker, and Brian "sbrugby" Townsend was out, even though he had indicated that he w...
Casting For Season 4 of High Stakes Poker Set; Negreanu In, Townsend Out
The cast of the fourth installment of High Stakes Poker has been set, and taping is scheduled to begin on May 13th. The complete list of players is still slowly leaking out, a...
Poker After Dark: Don't Miss This Show
If you are a true fan of the game of poker, I highly suggest that you use your Tivo to tape this show, or stay up late to watch it one night. Basically, each week there is a S...
WSOP On TV: Prepare for the Influx of New Players
With the 2005 World Series of Poker set to start on ESPN in August, it is time to prepare for the influx of new players that always appear when fresh episodes of the World Ser...
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