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[05/27/10 - 03:43 PM]
Saturday Night Is Poker Central at Gsn, as the Network Moves Its Highly Successful - and Newly Enhanced - Poker Block from Sundays
Due this summer: "Aussie Millions" and "Doubles Poker Championship," both presented by FullTiltPoker.net.

[via press release from GSN]

SATURDAY NIGHT IS POKER CENTRAL AT GSN, AS THE NETWORK MOVES ITS HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL - AND NEWLY ENHANCED - POKER BLOCK FROM SUNDAYS AND ANNOUNCES THE PREMIERES OF TWO NEW SERIES: "AUSSIE MILLIONS" AND "DOUBLES POKER CHAMPIONSHIP" - BOTH PRESENTED BY FULL TILT POKER.NET

(Santa Monica, CA) - May 27, 2010 - GSN (Game Show Network) announced today the launch of a new nine-hour Saturday night poker block, as the network moves its highly rated HIGH STAKES POKER from Sundays to Saturdays starting June 5th. On June 5, GSN will also premiere AUSSIE MILLIONS PRESENTED BY FULLTILT POKER.NET, which highlights the action at the Aussie Millions Poker Championship in Melbourne, Australia. In addition, GSN will debut DOUBLES POKER CHAMPIONSHIP later in the summer. AUSSIE MILLIONS PRESENTED BY FULL TILT POKER.NET premieres on Saturday, June 5 from 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. (ET/PT), only on GSN. DOUBLES POKER CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY FULL TILT POKER.NET will take over the 9:00 P.M. timeslot starting on Saturday, August 14, 2010.

"HIGH STAKES POKER has been a ratings success on GSN, with Season 6 ratings up dramatically over previous seasons in all key demos. We're excited to now enhance the franchise with even more world-class international poker coverage," said David Schiff, GSN's Vice President, Programming and Development. "Saturday nights on GSN will be the go-to destination for serious poker fans."

A full schedule of GSN's new Saturday night poker block is at the bottom of this press release. The block runs from 6pm ET to 3am (ET)/3pm (PT) to 12am (PT).

The world's most exciting poker players - including Phil Ivey, Chris Ferguson, Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan, and Howard Lederer - and the most thrilling poker action can be found Down Under when GSN premieres AUSSIE MILLIONS PRESENTED BY FULLTILT POKER.NET on Saturday, June 5. The largest, richest and most prestigious poker tournament in the Southern Hemisphere, and the fifth-largest in the world, the Aussie Millions Poker Championship in Melbourne, Australia attracts 2,500 entrants from two dozen countries competing for a total prize pool of more than $15 million Australian.

AUSSIE MILLIONS PRESENTED BY FULLTILT POKER.NET features three major events - the $100K Challenge, the Heads Up Championship and the Aussie Millions Main Event - aired across 10 episodes. The world's largest tournament event, the $100K Challenge features 24 of the world's biggest (and richest) players, with the poker elite represented by Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Gus Hansen, Tony G, Barry Greenstein, Tony Bloom, Tom Dwan, Chris Ferguson, John Juanda, Erick Lindgren and Jeffrey Lisandro. Viewed by many as the purest form of poker, Heads Up is played one on one with each round being the best of three matches. Highly competitive, the tournament reveals the psychology of the game as competitors try to out-wit, out-stare and out-draw their opponents. For one of the richest prizes in poker, a field of 746 players anted up the AUD$10,500 buy-in for the Main Event, creating a prize pool of AUD$7.46 million with $2m going to the winner.

The Aussie Millions Poker Championship tournament is held at the Crown Casino, Melbourne's premier entertainment complex, which covers the equivalent of two city blocks.

DOUBLES POKER CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY FULLTILTPOKER.NET, premiering on Saturday, August 14 at 9:00pm (ET/PT) is a dramatic new 13-week television series from POKER PROductions that highlights the action at the recent Doubles Poker Championship at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

The buy-in for this tournament was a hefty $50,000 per player. Thirty-two of the top professional poker players in the world competed as two-person teams that shared each hand, with $1 million in first-place prize money awarded to the winning team. Among those who competed were big name stars Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan, David Benyamine, Annie Duke, Chris Ferguson, Gus Hansen, and Jennifer Harman. Poker player/fashion model Lacey Jones serves as the series' host.

About GSN

GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competition entertainment via its 72-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives viewers and participants the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows, gsn.com's free casual games or its WorldWinner competitive cash tournaments. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by DIRECTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, visit GSN's press website at corp.gsn.com.

GSN ADDS "POKERSTARS.NET MILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE" TO THE NETWORKS NEW SATURDAY NIGHT POKER BLOCK

(Santa Monica, CA) - May 27, 2010 - GSN (Game Show Network) announced today that it will run five episodes of last season's highly successful poker game show, PokerStars.net MILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE during its new nine-hour Saturday night poker block, as the network moves its highly rated HIGH STAKES POKER from Sundays to Saturdays starting June 5th. PokerStars.net MILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE will air Saturday, June 5 at 11pm (ET) to July 3, only on GSN. The show will then re-air on GSN from July 10th to August 7th at 11pm (ET)

PokerStars.net MILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE is a one-of-a-kind poker game show where amateur poker players attempt to defeat celebrities and eventually their coach and antagonist, poker legend and Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu for a chance to win the grand prize of $1,000,000.

Celebrities featured in PokerStars.net MILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE include: John Salley (NBA Legend), Tito Ortiz (Mix Martial Arts fighter) and Joanna Krupa (model/actress). The show also featured some of the best professional poker players including Vanessa Rousso and Barry Greenstein.

About GSN

GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competition entertainment via its 72-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives viewers and participants the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows, gsn.com's free casual games or its WorldWinner competitive cash tournaments. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by DIRECTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, visit GSN's press website at corp.gsn.com.

About PokerStars.net:

PokerStars.net is the world's largest online poker school with over 34 million members. It's the premier destination for the world's top players - with numerous tournaments running every day. PokerStars.net is renowned for offering the best software and security in the online poker world.PokerStars.net is the official sponsor of the European Poker Tour, PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour and The World Cup of Poker. For more information please visit www.pokerstars.net.

Saturday Night Poker Line-up: (Starting June 5, 2010)

High Stakes Poker, Seasons 4 - 6:00pm (ET)

High Stakes Poker, Seasons 5 - 7:00pm (ET)

High Stakes Poker, Seasons 6 - 8:00pm (ET)

Aussie Millions Presented by FullTiltPoker.net - 9:00pm (ET)

High Stakes Poker 5 (repeat) - 10:00pm (ET)

Million Dollar Challenge - 11:00pm (ET)

Aussie Millions Presented by FullTiltPoker.net (repeat) - 12:00am (ET)

High Stakes Poker 4 (repeat) - 1:00 (ET)

High Stakes Poker 6 (repeat) - 2:00 (ET)

Saturday Night Poker Line-up: (Starting August 14, 2010)

High Stakes Poker, Seasons 4 - 6:00pm (ET)

High Stakes Poker, Seasons 5 - 7:00pm (ET)

High Stakes Poker, Seasons 6 - 8:00pm (ET)

Doubles Poker Championship Presented by FullTiltPoker.net - 9:00pm (ET)

High Stakes Poker 5 (repeat) - 10:00pm (ET)

Million Dollar Challenge - 11:00pm (ET)

Doubles Poker Championship Presented by FullTiltPoker.net (repeat) - 12:00am (ET)

High Stakes Poker 4 (repeat) - 1:00 (ET)

High Stakes Poker 6 (repeat) - 2:00 (ET)





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