|The World Poker Tour company has announced its new online radio slot, where poker fans can pick up tips from poker etiquette to tournament news as well as interviews with players and commentators.|
WPT Poker Corner, a 60-second slot, is to be exclusively syndicated by 4thStreet Media Group as a result of a licensing agreement it signed with WPT Enterprises, Inc. The audio feature will launch February 1st on XM Satellite Radio and AudioFeast.com. Content is being made available to broadcast and satellite radio, subscription services, and Internet sites. Additional affiliations will be announced shortly.
'A day doesn't go by without someone asking us when World Poker Tour content will be available on radio and that includes the stations, the listeners, and the advertisers,” noted Steve Lipscomb, founder and President of WPT Enterprises, Inc. “With the advent of filming for our Third Season, we felt now was the perfect time to start bringing WPT’s high quality brand of poker programming to the audio media sector.'
“Over 50 million people in the U.S. play poker...and probably another 50 million talk about it every day,” stated Network radio veteran Dan Forth. “I look forward to working with the leading and most recognized organization in the game to deliver powerful, entertaining audio content that will be both accessible to the beginner and compelling to the most experienced player.”
National Sports Radio talent David Stein will host the audio feature. In addition to hosting radio programs for Fox Sports Radio and STUFF Magazine, Stein, an author and comedian, is also the creator and host of television’s “It’s Funnier That Way.”