Stuart Rutter Joins Team Sky PokerJanuary 19, 2012 4:26 pm
Sky Poker TV has just announced the addition of Stuart Rutter to their team of TV channel analysts, which also includes more recent recruits Ryan Spittles and Julian Thew.
Commenting on its new recruit, Sky Poker TV Head of Channel Caire Cook, said:
“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.”
Hailing from Birmingham, England, the young Oxford mathematics graduate has a natural talent for all aspects of poker and makes a profitable living from cash games, as well as earning extra income from coaching and writing poker strategy articles for various poker outlets, including Pokernews.
In addition to the money he has won plying his trade online, Stuart Rutter has also amassesd $679,591 in live tournament winnings since cashing in at his first live event in 2005. Counted amongst his achievements is victory in 2010 at the £1,000 GUKPT Coventry for £41,910 ($68,257), and two final tables at the 2011 World Series of Poker, including a 3rd place finish at the $5,000 NL Shootout for $179,617.
The overall experience of Stuart Rutter makes him a valuable addition to the Sky Poker analyst team and commenting further on their new recruit, Caire Cook, added:
“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.”
Sky Poker enables its UK online players to feature heavily on its Sky Poker TV channel by choosing selected action from its many daily online televised tournaments and cash games. Unfortunately, Sky Poker does not currently accept US players.