In 2006, the World Series of Poker set a card game record by having 8773 players taking part, all in the one place. That record is under threat next month when Magic’s Grand Prix Las Vegas goes down.
Fox has lined up writer Simon Kinberg to produce a movie series based on Magic: The Gathering. That’s right. Not just one movie. A whole series.
ESPN’s extra channels are usually home to some weird stuff. I’ve seen everything from baby cow rodeos to re-runs of old 80s strongman competitions. So I guess it shouldn’t be too big a surprise to see that, over a decade ago, ESPN2 was broadcasting…Magic Card tournaments.