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January 19, 2012 07:29 ET

New Analyst Stuart Rutter Joins Sky Poker

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2012) - Sky Poker TV are pleased to announce that, as part of their continued improvements, poker professional Stuart Rutter has joined their team. The online poker company confirmed the position and Rutter's next appearance on the Sky Poker Channel on Thursday 19th January from 8pm.

Rutter is one of the most recognisable poker players and represents a breed of players who are making a great impression on the poker world. He joins the latest Team Sky Poker arrivals Ryan Spittles and Julian Thew as analysts on the TV channel and will be seen on Sky Poker channel 865, making a live appearance on Thursday night's £15,000 Sky Sports Bounty Hunter.

Hailing from Birmingham, Stuart has almost £500,000 in live tournament earnings, has won a GUKPT title (Coventry 2010) and final tabled a WSOP event in 2010, shortly after his GUKPT success.

Claire Cook, Head of Channel at Sky Poker TV said "Stuart's addition to the Sky Poker analyst team gives you some idea of the ambition we have in the industry. We're all set to relaunch the channel this February including a greater variety of shows to cover all levels of poker ability. Stuart is just one of a handful of successful British poker players who will now appear on your screens to bring you top poker tips and advice. He's one of the most charismatic players on the circuit and I am sure viewers will enjoy Stuart's regular appearances on the Sky Poker TV channel."

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