Specifically, Poker News was robbing us of Like You Were There Moments (TM) like
But thankfully for us, on the eve of the WSOP, Card Player proves that they’ve still "got it" by dropping a pointless and obvious press release. As you may or may not know, Card Player has been in quite the pissing contest with WSOP execs since BLUFF took WSOP reporting rights away from them, and it looks like Card Player wants to remind its readers that they are still a source for (much less detailed or complete) coverage of summer poker action. And in case you forgot, poker is a big thing in Vegas during the summer.
Quote Master-of-the-Obvious/Grasping-at-Straws Barry Shulman:
"This summer is going to be fantastic for poker tournaments in Vegas. Card Player reporters will be out in full force to ensure that our readers get complete coverage."
Read the full release after the jump.
Card Player Media announces its summer poker coverage.
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 1, 2007 — Starting June 1, 2007, Card Player Media will begin its innovative online and print coverage of the 2007 World Series of Poker and the 2007 Bellagio Cup III. Consecutive coverage from all 55 events at the World Series of Poker and 28 events from the Bellagio Cup III will include reports and analysis, chip counts, streaming video, interviews, results and more.
In addition, Card Player Media is launching two new online reporting features, ProBlogs and the Hand Replayer. ProBlogs are regular daily updates from the largest poker tournaments, written by poker’s most popular players, and will give viewers insight into the minds of poker professionals. The Card Player Hand Replayer is a web-based application that animates details of poker hands and provides professional analysis. Users will also be able to input their own hands and share results with friends.
"This summer is going to be fantastic for poker tournaments in Vegas," stated Barry Shulman, Card Player Media CEO. "Card Player reporters will be out in full force to ensure that our readers get complete coverage."
Event-by-event coverage of the World Series of Poker and the Bellagio Cup III will be available beginning June 1 on CardPlayer.com.
About Card Player Media
Card Player Media is a leading media resource for poker enthusiasts at every level of interest and ability. With more than 19 years of service to the poker industry, Card Player Media is the publisher of Card Player and Card Player Europe.
Card Player Media also owns and operates a leading poker information portal on the Internet, CardPlayer.com.