For 6 years, High Stakes Poker has been one of the most popular cash games on television. There have been 8 seasons of High Stakes Poker since they started broadcasting the show on GSN in January 2006, and since the very beginning the biggest names in the poker world have taken part and lost/won millions of dollars.
This year, however, the show's viewer ratings have been been extremely poor and m[...] Read more » The High Stakes Poker saga comes to an end
Joined: Nov '08
Age: 45 (M)
Pitty I loved the show. Was the best poker show for me. loved to see all (biggest) pro´s on 1 table. The small talk was also very entertaining. Brunson, Ivey, Helmouth, Matasow, Negreano, Fegusson, etc. Lots of love out to you guys.
Joined: Nov '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 34 (M)
Watching televised poker was tough for me when i was a beginner, mainly because i didn't know who the hell anyone was, but once i became more accustomed i found it very rewarding, there's still plenty of other poker shows on UK television, mainly on channel 4 i find.
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 42 (M)
The problem can be in the type of contract between the show and the television. One should take a look at those broacast shares to try and take some conclusions about the profile of the viewer. Defining a contract with another company with a different viewer profile could probably bring bigger share rates to a show like this.