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Old 07-13-2018, 09:58 AM   #1651
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Re: PokerGO Subscription Service (please ** No Spoilers **)

Not sure what that's all about .. I watched on PG in Michigan .. both on phone and a device. GL
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:26 PM   #1652
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It seems things may have changed for Day 2. You may want to start a 7-day Free trial of ESPN+ in order to watch the FT on a device .. otherwise you will have to rely on ESPN 'cable' coverage and/or someone streaming via Twitch (until they get shutdown, maybe). GL
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:39 PM   #1653
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Youtube tv has the espn espn2. I believe they have a free trial. But you will need to cancel after the free trial or get dinged 40 bucks.

USA only.
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Old 07-13-2018, 09:48 PM   #1654
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Youtube tv has the espn espn2. I believe they have a free trial. But you will need to cancel after the free trial or get dinged 40 bucks.

USA only.
You probably want to cancel before the end of the free trial, not "after the free trial" to avoid being billed $40.
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Old 07-14-2018, 02:07 AM   #1655
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Same for anywhere where ESPN is available.
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wow so people from Canada who paid for PokerGo can not watch the final table right now lol....says broadcast is restricted for your region wtf
Beyond ridiculous.

"Due to broadcast restrictions, this video is not available in your region. Please check your local listings for viewing information."

So poker go has website issues, video player issues, overlay problems, and isn't even able to broadcast the most viewed event to the most people possible?

I won't be subscribing again.
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Old 07-16-2018, 10:39 AM   #1656
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ESPN paid Poker Central (which owns PokerGo) for the rights to broadcast the FT. ESPN doesn't want a bunch of folks watching and not 'seeing' their commercials. Not sure why those same commercials couldn't have been seen on PokerGo, but that's for the experts.

Do you cancel your Red Zone because they don't carry the Super Bowl? GL
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Old 07-17-2018, 04:14 AM   #1657
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Same for anywhere where ESPN is available.
Is there a country list where ESPN is available?
I am from Austria (blackout area) and I never saw it on my channel list. Only ESPN sports (with SKY)
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:24 AM   #1658
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I'm in the UK, trying to watch the One Drop replay and it says unavailable in my region. It was working fine yesterday when it was live (I know I can use a VPN, just pointing this out as it seems like an error).
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:32 AM   #1659
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Nevermind it's in two parts and looks like part 2 was on ESPN which is the one I couldn't access.
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Old 07-17-2018, 04:26 PM   #1660
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Here's some advice to PokerGo - create a schedule and stick to it if you want to be a professional broadcasting company. If you post a schedule that says the broadcast is starting at 2:30, you start the stream at 2:30. If the cards aren't in the air yet you cut to the break desk and let Ali and Nick or someone else discuss the previous days play, or the upcoming tournament. You always keep some b-roll prepared to run in case of delays or other scheduling snafus. What you don't do is produce a schedule, constantly deviate from that schedule and then end up with half of the people blacked-out due to regional restrictions. On the very rare occasion when a broadcast is unavoidably delayed, you don't go radio silent and force people to search through forum posts or expand twitter comments in order to figure out what's happening - you immediately and clearly announce what's going on to your subscribers.
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Old Yesterday, 08:08 PM   #1661
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I have had Pokergo for over a yr, and really enjoyed this years coverage.

Ali and Nick especially, are fantastic.

Being in the Uk, I now cant watch the final table .. and even cant call it up on demand. Why cant they re-cut the feed (with adverts if need be).

I would have ranted on twitter, but purposely avoided social media, to try avoid finding out who won, before watching.

I didnt manage to avoid the spoiler, and its v disappointing. Its only $10 a mth, or whatever but feel let down. I am gonna cancel.
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Old Today, 11:38 AM   #1662
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When you cancel your free trial all access goes away. This is not a good practice. As a business you want as much engagement in your service as possible. Having a strategy that encourages people to forget about turning off the billing so they can keep access to their free trial is a poor one. Why not try to provide value so people want to stay after free trial is complete. Little things like this annoy me and will reduce the chance I come back. In terms of industry standard, I don't know of a steaming service (beside pokergo) that ends access before free trial is complete, (whether billing is turned off or not).
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Old Today, 12:08 PM   #1663
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It's ten bucks a month, I get a notification on my phone when there is an event. I can turn it on, get a quality, no commercial broadcast.
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