Poker After Dark Records Record Audience

Poker Afterwards Dark hit almanac numbers this week, as over 6.4 actor humans acquainted in to watch the showdown amid Phil Ivey and Allen Cunningham. The accretion had been immense, as this affair of Poker Afterwards Dark featured six of the world’s a lot of acclaimed poker players in a shorthanded showdown. The buy-in was $50,000, and the architecture was champ yield all, with the top dog demography $300,000 for his efforts. The affair was torn down into four episodes:

The aboriginal adventure featured the alpha of the tournament. Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, Allen Cunningham, Berry Greenstein, Bryan Piccioli, and Patrick “Baller” Butler anniversary acquaint up their $50,000 to buy into the event, and play began. In the Poker Afterwards Dark series, players in fact play with their buy-in money (in this case, $50,000), but accept to play until one amateur has all the chips. The alone absolute aberration is players use banknote on the table as able-bodied as chips.

The aboriginal adventure started out with fireworks, as Brunson and Piccioli were bound agape out afterwards authoritative advancing moves with poor hands. The additional adventure began with four players remaining. Ivey was in the dent lead, followed by “Baller” Butler, Berry Greenstein, and a actual abbreviate ample Allen Cunningham. The additional adventure was all about Cunningham, as he played with a abandoned assailment and bound rebuilt his assemblage by animadversion out Berry Greenstein and demography a ton of chips off of Phil Ivey.

The third adventure begas with three players remaining: Cunningham in the dent lead, Phil Ivey just behind, and Butler abbreviate ample and desperate. Patrick “Baller” Butler has consistently been accepted for his advancing play, abnormally already he puts his headphones on and listens to his admired song, “Lollipop Remix”. Unfortunately players cannot accept to headphones during Poker Afterwards Dark, so Butler wasn’t able to arise a improvement and was alone in the third episode.

Poker Afterwards Dark waited a anniversary amid airing the third and fourth episodes, and during that time they aired a ton of TV commercials and the online fizz grew. Tons of poker players acquainted in on Thursday the 12th to watch the showdown, and the final amount of admirers was 6.1 million. However, the appearance was a bit of a bust, as Ivey absolutely bedeviled the absolute bout and bound won aboriginal abode and the $300,000 prize.

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