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WSOP Main Event TV Ratings Plummet

By Scott Carlson, Rakeback.com Senior Writer

WSOP TV Ratings Down

WSOP TV Ratings

The ratings from the 2010 WSOP Main Event final table are down, way down. According to Wicked Chops Poker, the broadcast Tuesday night drew 1.563 million viewers, a decline of 26% from last year. Possible reasons for the decline could include the lack of big name players like Full Tilt Pro Phil Ivey making the final table. Even though Michael Mizrachi was at the final table, he is not exactly a household name. Also, ESPN3 broadcast the final table without hole cards on Saturday and Monday nights.

The numbers over the last four years:

2010 – 1.563 million viewers, 1.1 rating
2009 – 2.1 million viewers, 1.8 rating
2008 – 1.9 rating
2007 – 1.25 rating

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Predictions Revisited

In the last of our previews of the final table, we gave you our predictions as to where everyone would finish. Well, let’s take a look at how we did.

Predicted Finish
1st – John Racener
2nd – John Dolan
3rd – Joseph Cheong
4th – Matt Jarvis
5th -Jonathan Duhamel
6th – Michael Mizrachi
7th – Jason Senti
8th – Filippo Candio
9th – Soi Nguyen

Actual Finish
1st – Jonathan Duhamel
2nd – John Racener
3rd – Joseph Cheong
4th – Filippo Candio
5th – Michael Mizrachi
6th – John Dolan
7th – Jason Senti
8th – Matt Jarvis
9th – Soi Nguyen

We correctly predicted the finishing order of three players and were off by one place for two others. Not too bad in this reporter’s humble opinion.

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