World Poker Tour reaches 200th episode milestone

Reaching 200 episodes is an accomplishment, whether you’re a drama series on ABC or a local cable station televising city council meetings.Siedel

The World Poker Tour reaches the milestone this weekend with coverage of the championship final table from the Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg, Ind. One of the four finalists is Erik Seidel, a winner of eight World Series of Poker bracelets a WPT championship and this year’s WPT Super High Roller tourney that featured a $100,000 buy-in.

While poker isn’t the phenomenon it was a few years ago when Chris Moneymaker began the craze after winning the WSOP, it still draws a dedicated crowd and ESPN is about to launch its “WSOP” coverage next week.

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