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[caption width="640"] Jordan Cristos has a reputation for taking his time with every decision but he doesn't hate the shot clock conept any more (WPT photo)[/caption] That was WPT Champions Club member Jordan Cristos on the day that the World Poker Tour announced all of their events would feature the Action Clock after reaching the money. The clock gives players 30 seconds to act when it's their turn. The clock debuted at Choctaw in early August and it appears Cristos, easily the most vocal opponent of clock, has pulled a 180 and completely changed his tune after having played with
[caption width="640"] The Protection Poker Action Clock in use at the World Poker Tournament of Champions in 2016. (WPT photo)[/caption] It seems like it is only a matter of time before every major tournament around the world is using some form of shot clock for their marquee events. 888poker is trying to get ahead of that curve. Beginning with the 888Live London Festival this October, all 888Live Festivals will use the shot clock for bigger buy-in events. The move is part of 888poker’s 'Taking Back the Game' initiatives, launched in May. “Taking back the game is about going one st