In an effort to keep our readers on top of everything happening in poker we present Kevmath Approved – your guide to the best Twitter follows for the week ahead. This list includes a group of talented individuals involved in the EPT Live broadcast from Vienna, the three faces of WPT Alpha8 and some notables to watch during the Alpha8 broadcast.
If you haven’t asked yet, there is a live stream of the European Poker Tour Main Event in Vienna, Austria. The long-running EPT Live stream starts airing at 12pm local time (7am ET) at www.eptlive.com. The final table will start at 1 pm local time Saturday in Vienna (8 am ET) and hole cards will be shown on a slight delay.
James Hartigan – EPT Live Commentator
— James Hartigan (@J_Hartigan) March 27, 2014
Joe Stapleton – EPT Live Commentator
— Joe Stapleton (@Stapes) March 26, 2014
Other accounts to follow for EPT Vienna: Marc Convey (@The_Conv) joins Hartigan and Stapleton in the booth for EPT Live. Johnny Lodden (@johnnylodden) is the most notable player left in the EPT Vienna Main Event field, and the last Team PokerStars pro remaining in that field.
The series debut of the World Poker Tour’s high-roller series airs March 30 at 9pm on Fox Sports 1. A field of 21 entries participated in the inaugural $100,000 event, held at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida.
Ali Nejad – WPT Alpha8 Commentator
— Ali Nejad (@Ali_Nejad) March 16, 2014
Olivier Busquet – WPT Alpha8 Analyst
@RyanTYFL ya, I think learning as part of the entertainment picture 4 poker is not always conscious, ultimately tho poker is a strategy game
— Olivier Busquet (@olivierbusquet) February 12, 2014
Lynn Gilmartin – WPT Alpha8 Anchor
— Lynn Gilmartin (@LynnGilmartin) March 26, 2014
Other accounts to follow for EPT Vienna: The first ever WPT Alpha8 final table featured eight supremely talented players, including Steven Silverman (@Zugwat), JC Tran (@jctran23), Jeff Gross (@Jgross5) and Matt Glantz (@MattGlantz). Jason Mercier (@JasonMercier) was among the final eight as well, and the debut episode of Alpha8 will feature a tour of his new house in Florida.
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