DUBLIN, IRELAND, April 26, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Legendary World Series of Poker TV show, The Poker Show, hosted by Jesse May and Padraig Parkinson, returns this weekend as the UK and Ireland's first live, regular online poker radio show, sponsored by Boylepoker.com.
The all-new radio show will see SKY TV presenter Matt Broughton join the experienced broadcast team on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at http://www.thepokershowlive.com where they will discuss, debate, and decipher the technicolour world of live and online poker with a series of special guests, contributors and phone-in questions and commentary from members of the poker playing public.
The first show, broadcast this Sunday, April 26, will feature Dan Harrington. Others appearing in the first three shows include Donnacha O'Dea, Neil Channing and Kara Scott and among the subjects up for discussion will be the recent Irish Open, the European Poker Tour Monte Carlo grand final, and the World Poker Tour championship event in Las Vegas with much more besides including a few surprises thrown in.
Phil Hellmuth, John Duthie, and acclaimed writer Paul "Dr. Pauly" Maguire will also be popping into the studio for a chat during the first week.
Boylepoker pro, Padraig Parkinson, who co-hosted the original ground-breaking Poker Show from Las Vegas several years ago, was excited by the prospect of bringing the show back. "I'm thrilled to see the show make a comeback as we always felt we had unfinished business. The line-ups for the show are amazing and we're looking forward to mixing the old with the new, live with online, business with pleasure and giving poker players the chance to interact with us live each night. If nothing else it's going to provide some hilarious moments and hopefully some genuine insight too!"
Poker players are actively encouraged to get involved in each show. Visit thepokershowlive.com for contact details.
The Poker Show is produced by Matchroom Sports which has been involved in producing high-end poker content since the first Poker Million in 2000.
Boylepoker is part of the biggest European poker network -- iPoker. Players have access to a huge range of tournaments running around the clock with massive guaranteed prize pools and the opportunity to qualify for prestigious live events. The company does not accept players from the U.S.
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