is set to Expand into Television - 21st May 2008
Online poker corporation, PKR has
recently announced a move which seeks to branch
their brand name into television by broadcasting
Internet poker tournaments into more than fifteen
million homes across Europe. This recent move
is intriguing in its attempt to help out talented
online poker players who may lack the finances
to compete in bigger venues.
initiative into more appealing aesthetics at their
virtual tables has meant that PKR will have the
look necessary toward capturing audience attention.
Player avatars and special spectator views will
be accompanied by game commentary (provided by
PKR.Com podcast personalities, Dan ‘Danski’
Grant James and ‘Jabbawa’ Bach). PKR
hopes to give non-professional players the ability
to gain recognition through this exciting venture
and increase their brand while their users have
a greater chance of breaking into the big leagues.
nights will feature PKR’s $100 buy-in, $10,000
jackpot tournament with Saturday hosting the $60
buy-in, ‘$20,000 Guaranteed TV Showdown’.
As PKR continues to focus on taking the business
of online poker to new levels via intelligent
innovation, devotees of their service can continue
to benefit. UK poker fans can check out broadcasts
soon on Sky TV channels 157 and 842 or attempt
to qualify via the PKR.Com page.