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View Poll Results: cash games or tournaments on TV
tournaments 9 13.04%
cash games 60 86.96%
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:25 AM   #1
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best for TV tournaments or cash game?

i enjoy cash games on tv more.
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:29 AM   #2
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

Cash Games for sure.

Only thing missing from the cashgames on TV is that they don't mention how much a player has won or lost and that really sucks.
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Old 04-22-2009, 11:03 AM   #3
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

^^^ I agree.
Would be cool if they had a note of the stack sizes during the hand so you can work out PSB and so on and show how much they're up or down a bit more. Can't remember ever seeing anything like that on HSP.
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Old 04-22-2009, 04:30 PM   #4
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

Yea I love watching the cash games and I also think it lets people know that cash games is where the real poker is played not tournaments where the luck factor kicks in to much.
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Old 04-22-2009, 05:31 PM   #5
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

Tournaments are boring as ****.
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Old 04-22-2009, 06:11 PM   #6
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

Cash games for sure. Tournaments are usually pretty badly covered... and just involve lot of coinflips. I do really like most of the WSOP coverage though, especially the ME. Also, the EPT episodes shown on TV and on Pokerstars TV can be quite good.
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Old 04-22-2009, 08:12 PM   #7
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

I don't know who would vote for tournaments.

You don't really get a REAL poker game when there are a ton of short stacks trying to move up on the money ladder and playing uber nitty.

Deep stack cash is where the action is. The REAL play.
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:54 PM   #8
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

i prefer tournaments
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Old 04-23-2009, 12:43 AM   #9
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

Overall cash games unless its WSOP coverage.
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Old 04-23-2009, 12:47 AM   #10
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

you get better poker in cash games and you get players who are much more willing to step out on a ledge since they can reload at any time. where as watching a AK vs 88 bonanza all day in tournies is just boring as all hell.

I actually think televised cash game PLO game would be by far the most fun game to watch cause the gamble factor is through the roof and thats what makes for good tv poker.
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Old 04-23-2009, 03:57 PM   #11
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

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I actually think televised cash game PLO game would be by far the most fun game to watch cause the gamble factor is through the roof and thats what makes for good tv poker
I would enjoy that as I have never played PLO for cash and would like to see how its played before I got the balls up to give to a try.3

i actually not watched alot of the WPT this season bwing that they are on some strange channel and they seem to be airing the same 2 games each week, and they are only Hr long episodes. I think they should go back to Travel Channel or GSN.
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Cash Games for sure.

Only thing missing from the cashgames on TV is that they don't mention how much a player has won or lost and that really sucks.
The Aussie Millions cash game they showed ppl's wins and looses.

And whatever happened to the US poker championships at the Taj those were cool to watch as well.

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Old 04-23-2009, 04:05 PM   #12
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

cash games ftw. i just wished we had a count of who was down or up at the end of each day of HSP. that would be really cool
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:20 PM   #13
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

I don't watch TV poker unless its cash. PAD should go all cash imo, their single table tourney is borrrrrrrrrrrrrrring.
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Old 04-23-2009, 11:39 PM   #14
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

i cant stand all the tourney bashing. I been a cash only player for 4+ years but the i know espn got all this started. We should all praise tourney poker if for nothing else to keep the donks watching.
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Old 04-24-2009, 12:18 AM   #15
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Re: best for TV tournaments or cash game?

+1 to PAD being all cash. Raise, fold, fold, fold, fold, call gets hella boring.

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