Online Poker Reaches Another MilestonePublished February 1, 2006 by OCR Editor
With the Awards season in full swing, online casino bettors are anxiously looking forward for the Oscars while overlooking another important award ceremony taking place this month.
Sells records of poker accessories and merchandise have skyrocketed these past few years, especial this year. Poker is also the game that commands the most attention as far as TV coverage. Poker tournaments, such as the World Series of Poker continue to have huge ratings. Tournaments have also been registering record numbers in terms of attendance. The most popular game inside and outside the online casino, has finally got the recognition it's so richly deserves. Inspired by the Oscars, among the awards that will be handed out at the Player of the Year Awards ceremony is the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Hosting the event is Emmy award winner Brad Garrett, who is known for his role as Robert Barone in the hit TV show Everybody Loves Raymond. Garrett is quite the poker legend in his own right. The actor began his love affair with poker since the days he was working as a comedian in Vegas. Over the years, Garrett has honed his poker skills winning various poker tournaments.