EPT Baden: Cooking up a final table

Ever wondered what it takes to set up a televised poker final table? It's a logistical minefield, best left to the experts. But here is your easy, cut-out-and-keep guide should you ever need to set up an international poker event yourself.

Cooking instructions:

First, take a normal road map to find out where it is you are supposed to be going. Keep it on simmer for a while until you work out which way up the map goes....


All roads lead to Baden


Next, take a very large lorry. Throw in some lights, cables, cameras, stage set and a poker table. Be careful not to spill the contents...


A very big lorry


Then, put your dish in the sealed container and transport it carefully to where you intend to serve it up....


Casino Baden: Feast of poker


Once safely there, carefully unpack your contents and begin to prepare them, ready for the enjoyment of your guests...


Final preparations


Nearly there, but don't go off the boil. Instead, you must use your imagination to make your dish attractive and inviting...


Mmm, that looks better


Finally, add a sprinkling of poker players, et voila, serve up your dish to the viewers....


Bon appetit!

Simon Young
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