A reality TV series, encapsulating the poker gaming theme called the ‘The Great Canadian Poker Tournament’ is set to hit the screens in the summer.
“With the rising thirst of audience for reality television game shows, and the devastating demand by poker players and spectators, the Great Canadian Poker Tournament is sure to be a phenomenal success,” claims the producers website www.greatcdn.com.
The program will be aired during Prime Time on TV and viewed from coast to coast bringing together the best professional and amateur players.
Amongst the 13-week series will be a celebrity tournament and, at the conclusion of the television series, there is a grand final tournament where the ultimate GREAT CANADIAN POKER CHAMPION will be crowned.
The players/contestants ofPrediksi HK will comprise of selected Pro-AM poker players. Many participants will be decided prior to tournament by event sponsors, advertisers and through on-line registration.
Caribbean And Latin American TV To Get WPT Action
WPT Enterprises Inc’ today announced a deal with Discovery’s “Travel And Adventure” network to bring the WPT show to the Caribbean and Latin America. The new agreement further advances the strong relationship between the two companies on the back of the successful WPT show in the United States, which is aired on Discovery’s Travel Channel. The Latin American audience alone could bring the WPT into a further ten million homes when it is shown at 9pm on Wednesday nights.
In the United States, the WPT will broadcast 16 new televised events from around the world, from Las Vegas to Paris. The new WPT season kicks off on March 3rd 2005.
Steve Lipscomb, President of WPTE says “This Prediksi HK agreement with Discovery more than triples our previous distribution and expands our relationship with this visionary company. Adding Latin America and the Caribbean to our portfolio will give the WORLD POKER TOUR a chance to grow new fans among an enormous potential audience. This addition truly enables us to extend our brand globally.”
The following countries will be able to view the WPT: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guyana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uruguay and Venezuela.