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Poker is suddenly one of television's hottest programming trends

...After less than a year, the "World Poker Tour" is already the Travel Channel's...trend-conscious cable channel, beat World Poker Tour operators to the punch by putting...Steve Lipscomb, CEO of the World Poker Tour, started his company in October...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/24/tel_395086.shtml
Television
Letting the chips fall

...Poker and the Travel Channel's World Poker Tour have fueled a card-playing...their choice. The creators of World Poker Tour, which kicked off a new season...said Steve Lipscomb, the CEO of World Poker Tour. "If I were in college, I'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/27/met_410160.shtml
Metro
TV craze for poker leaves college campuses flush with new players

...the Travel Channel's "World Poker Tour" and ESPN's coverage of the...their choice. The creators of "World Poker Tour," which kicked off a new season...for Steve Lipscomb, CEO of the World Poker Tour, there are a lot worse evils...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/07/liv_411310.shtml
Life & style
TV tournaments raising poker's popularity among teens

...television shows such as the World Poker Tour on the Travel Channel and the...ever, said Jackie Lapin, the World Poker Tour spokeswoman. Ms. Lapin said...makes poker products for the World Poker Tour, calculated that about 20 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/28/xtr_438401.shtml
Xtreme | Evans High School
Riding a wave of poker popularity, casinos opening new card rooms

...World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, then outlasts a colorful cast of characters to win $2.5 million. "When the World Poker Tour got into television and used technology to show the hole cards, it sparked enormous interest in poker," said Gary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/24/liv_426254.shtml
Life & style
Celebs play in World Series of Poker

...jacks. Her sweatshirt-hooded boyfriend and popular World Poker Tour player, Phil "Unabomber" Laak, soon followed...gambling to bring in millions of passionate fans. The World Poker Tour's hole-card cameras and expert coverage on The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/11/oth_458382.shtml
Other sports
Video games take on TV

...controllers and pick up their remote control to watch their television?" asked Steve Lipscomb, founder and CEO of World Poker Tour Enterprises. Mr. Lipscomb said he turned down chances to start a video game league, fearing the challenges might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/17/bus_136072.shtml
Business
Game Show Network sets blackjack tournament series

...indulging in an increasing number of gambling-themed shows, including the Travel Channel's hit series on the World Poker Tour and Bravo's upcoming "Celebrity Poker Showdown." An air date for the Game Show Network series has yet to be set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/14/tel_391889.shtml
Television
New TV channel rolls the dice on viewer interest in gambling

...been dealing out an increasing number of gambling-themed shows, including Travel Channel's hit series on the World Poker Tour and the upcoming "Celebrity Poker Showdown" on Bravo. Still, it remains to be seen whether gambling shows will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/27/tel_398646.shtml
Television
Decision on poker coming

...They simply love the game of poker," he said. Mike Sexton, a professional poker player and commentator on the World Poker Tour, testified that skilled players win more, relying on ability ranging from knowing when to fold, how much to bet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/14/met_511387.shtml
Metro