Chances are that at some point over the last 1.5 years you’ve heard about the ISPT. Furthermore, chances are that what you heard about it sounded either pretty incredible and grandiose or alternatively just too good to be believed. A last-ditch effort by the hardworking people behind the Dusk Till Dawn poker room notwithstanding, the ISPT as conceived was, and remains just too big for it’s britches. In this op-ed post about the ISPT, we’ll take you through their troubled history and lay out the reasons why we think it simply has no chance of fulfilling expectations or living up to the hype. That said, we do think there’s still hope for a new incarnation to succeed in the future, with some major modifications.