Joe Stapleton is a legend is really a legend when it comes to poker commentary.
From The Big Game to the European Poker Tour that aired on Fox TV Network on 2009-2010 season, the man popularly called “Stapes” has founded himself as one of top voices of poker. Now, Stapleton would expand his poker résumé by working as commentator for the Poker Night in America.
Stapleton told that he is very thrilled to have come back on poker television in the States, and mainly on a show like this – Poker Night in America. The team there really seems to understand how important it is to focus on the fun, social aspects of the game. Everyone always seemed to be having a blast the first 3 seasons, and he is very quite excited to get in on that.
Poker Night in America’s Rush Street Productions declared that Stapleton would be the co-commentator of the show along with Chris Hansen when new episodes are released on CBS Sports Network beginning from the 1st week of April.
Todd Anderson, the Rush Street Productions President, told that they just could not wait to get Joe up and running. He has been a fan of his for several years and thinks he would be a quite entertaining addition to the event. Anderson added that they are constantly looking at paths to evolve as a TV show and ratchet up the production. Since the first day, they have been trying to produce a unique poker television experience and adding Joe is another step in that direction.