The present system of the world poker tournaments is copied for online poker use, and the latter has the equal, if not the bigger, popularity among poker mongers. This is a natural course of things as all existed in the classic casino games have migrated into the cyberspace from the very first day. No need to say that, usually, many events taken place on the Web are not go public in traditional media – TV, magazines, etc. But the coverage of the Internet today allows gathering and involving even more people in comparison to national broadcasting corporations. Moreover, taking in account the international character of all poker events, it becomes clear that poker on the Web is already more powerful than poker in live casinos and poker clubs.
These facts are working for the World Poker Championship, which is the central event for the whole poker community – online and live its parts. Sure, there is no need to explain why it is so and why this live event is widely presented on the Web. Yet it is necessary to understand that many people of poker have no other chance to watch the play of high caliber professionals other than by watching TV. It is possible to admit that there will be someone, who will be inspired by the said show and who will keep trying to achieve something in poker, while the majority will stay where they are for the rest of their lives. Whether it is good or bad is not important, the fact is there must championships like that.