A new TV show called "The Poker Star" was introduced by PokerStars a while ago. The show will be quite similar to the very popular "POP IDOL" where talented and not so talented musicians get to perform in front of a jury with the chance of winning a contract with a big record label. However, PokerStars are not interested in Musicians, but instead in talented poker players. The winner of "The Poker[...] Read more » PokerStars introduces their own talent show
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 41 (M)
American tv shows are almost always something for european tv owners look for buying rights in the future. Perhaps portuguese producers go after this show. It would be nice to have the oportunity of playing for real against the best amateurs in order to reach a superior level. The guy who comes out winner from here will have a lot to do in the future in terms of poker. Im sure he will be invited for a lot of tourneys.
Joined: Nov '08
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 44 (M)
cool idea.. it will be a big publicity stunt i think. Putting poker stars in the headlines can only be a good thing for poker stars and poker in general. but lets face it if the person is that good in the first place it gives them a stage to show it off..