Why is poker shown on sports channels?

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  1. Hateman

    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Boring ass shit that's not even a sport!
     
  2. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    Sports are expensive to broadcast.

    Poker, not so much.
     
  3. Bro

    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    I love watching poker.
     
  4. DarkFriday

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    Without gambling there would be very little coverage of most sports o_O


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  5. BrulesRules

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    then change the channel
     
  6. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    shut the fuck up Bud, you dont know shit about sports
     
  7. BrulesRules

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    nothing better than seeing a Hellmuth blowup or Dwan getting caught with one of his outrageous bluffs.
     
  8. Phan Neepack

    Phan Neepack Well-Known Member

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    ass shit?
     
  9. Bro

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    LOL I bet I could strike you out.
     
  10. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I used to watch it when they first started showing the WSOP.

    The announcer would talk about how long they sat there, "he's been dealing with the mental fatigue of sitting there for 8 hours, what a poker athlete!"

    Shit like that. :jj:
     
  11. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    bro you can barely run a half a mile
     
  12. Bro

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    AND beat you in poker.
     
  13. Bro

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    that's a huge mental game. I get bored after an hour.
     
  14. Bro

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    I don't have to run to strike you out.
     
  15. Hateman

    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    No. I'm paying for the service
     
  16. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    playing live, 5 hours passes like that :snaps fingers:
     
  17. BaddFunn

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    :owned:
     
  18. Bro

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    k
     
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    when does the WSOP coverage start for this year or has it already started?
     
  20. Bro

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    :rolleye: