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[04/02/07 - 11:15 PM]
GSN Announces the Fourth Season of High Stakes Poker
In May, HSP will be returning to the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas to tape its fourth season that will be premiering in the fall.

[via press release from GSN]

GSN Announces the Fourth Season of HIGH STAKES POKER

'HSP 4' Plans to Be the Richest Cash Game in Television History Season Three Finale on Monday, April 9 at 9 PM Features Top Players Including Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari and Brad Booth

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2 -- The best cash game of no-limit Texas Hold 'em on television, HIGH STAKES POKER (HSP), will tape its fourth season in Las Vegas in May it was announced today by Rich Cronin, President and CEO of GSN. HIGH STAKES POKER continues to grow every season making it GSN's #1 rated program for men and adults 18-34.

"We are very pleased with the success of HIGH STAKES POKER and the tremendous buzz it has generated," said Cronin. "It is far and away the most talked about poker show. We plan on making HSP 4 the richest season yet with players bringing up to a million dollars of their own money to play in the biggest cash game on TV."

In May, HSP will be returning to the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas to tape its fourth season that will be premiering in the fall. Henry Orenstein, Executive Producer and Event Organizers/Consultants Mori Eskandani and Eric Drache are lining up the richest cash game ever on television. On the third season Brad Booth brought a million dollars and at times there was over four million dollars on the table.

The third season of HIGH STAKES POKER has featured a star-studded line-up that began with the 2006 World Series of Poker champion Jamie Gold and is concluding with Phil Ivey, perhaps the best high-stakes cash game poker player, appearing on the show. The final episode of the third season is on Monday, April 9 at 9 PM ET. Encore showings of the entire third season will begin the following Monday, April 16 at 9 PM.

HIGH STAKES POKER continues to be among the most downloaded podcasts on GSN.com and iTunes with over 350,000 views. The podcasts continue to feature additional highlights, interviews and outtakes of season three.

GSN is the entertainment industry leader in multi-platform interactive game programs. As the premier television network for games, GSN features challenging word games, high intensity casino programs, live participation shows, reality series and documentaries. Complementing the network, GSN.com features all types of game play: innovative Flash games for fun, skill cash game tournaments and downloadable games. The website also features GSN's two-screen interactive play-along for prime time shows. Now reaching more than 63 million homes, GSN is distributed in the U.S. through all major cable systems and satellite providers. The network is jointly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and Liberty Media Corporation. For further media information, visit GSN's press website at corp.gsn.com.

-- GSN --

SOURCE GSN
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