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BRENTFORD, ENGLAND, February 01, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Sky Poker TV Channel will be re-launched on February 2nd, from a brand new, state of the art TV Studio in the new Sky Studio complex at the BSKYB Headquarters in London. The new schedule will include five one-hour LIVE Shows, three nights per week, Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday, all between 7pm & Midnight.
Presenters include Richard Orford, who has been with Sky Poker TV for 5 years, Anna Fowler, Sarah Champion and James Hartigan.
Sky Poker TV has also signed up a wealth of poker expertise including EPT, double GUKPT and Sky Poker Tour winner Julian Thew, Team Sky Poker members Ryan "Scotty77" Spittles & long-term high stakes Sky Poker cash grinder and the top british player from the 2010 WSOP Main Event - Redmond 'Lolufold' Lee. They will be joined by GUKPT winner Stu Rutter, the veteran Tournament player Carlo Citrone and of course it wouldn't be Sky Poker TV without the Legend Tony "tikay" Kendall!
Claire Cook, Head of Sky Poker TV said, "The emphasis on poker Education & Entertainment will continue, with old favourites such as 'Poker Clinic', 'Sky Poker School' and 'Master Cash', together with new shows such as 'Ask the Expert' & 'Analyse my Play'. We are keeping channel 865 fresh and exciting with a strong team of talent with a number of new names still to be announced. We are also investing in additional poker programming and adding this to the new schedule. All of our viewers will find something they enjoy watching and will be relevant to their level of poker knowledge."
Sky Poker will retain its emphasis in showing poker hands played on SkyPoker.com. With more and more of the UK recreational and professional players now making Sky Poker their Online Poker site of choice, the action will be exciting and make for great viewing.
You can watch the Sky Poker Channel on Sky channel 865 or via the online stream at http://www.skypoker.com/cms/poker_live_tv.shtm?tracking=pokerinfo
Sky Poker is the British Sky Broadcasting's online poker division, which allows users to play poker online on their website and screens selected hands from various tournaments and cash games on Sky Poker TV, allowing players on the site to become the stars of the TV channel. Sky Poker focuses on UK poker players, with all play at the tables in pounds rather than dollars, as well as its own Sky Poker Tour around the country.
Sky Poker is licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC).
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