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Card Player Magazine to Place Syndicated Column in Newspapers Everywhere

Tournament Hand Matchup Is Now Available for Publication


Card Player Magazine has joined forces with Card Shark Media to provide newspaper readers everywhere with a new syndicated column that shows people how real tournaments hands were played.

The new daily feature, titled Tournament Hand Matchup, complements Card Shark Media's weekly poker feature written by poker superstar Daniel Negreanu. Negreanu's column is carried by more than 50 newspapers with combined circulation approaching 5.5 million readers.

"Managing editors, sports and features editors, and display and classified advertising executives want poker on a daily basis," said Steven J. Miller, President of Card Shark Media. "Editors know that Tournament Hand Matchup attracts the high-priority 18-to-35 year old demographic. These readers don't read bridge columns; they play poker."

Tournament Hand Matchup uniquely presents real poker hands involving the game's most notable players from poker's largest events. Columns feature eye-catching graphics, are available in color and black and white, and are delivered electronically with consistent dimensions for hassle-free insertion in standard editorial and classified mechanical layouts.

"The column is among the best training tools available to players of all skill levels," said Barry Shulman, publisher of Card Player Magazine. "This isn't poker theory; this is poker reality. Tournament Hand Matchup presents real poker odds from's innovative poker-odds calculator, real betting action from poker's most recognizable professional players, and concise analysis written by experienced tournament experts."

Tournament Hand Matchup is available for immediate publication.