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We’re YOUR poker media company.

Ante Up is much more than a magazine. With products that include audio shows, live events, television projects and e-mail marketing, we reach poker players wherever they’re playing and whenever they’re playing.

What makes us different from other poker media companies is our emphasis on hyper local coverage of the players and rooms in our ever-expanding coverage area. Our pages and products are filled with the names and images of everyday poker players, making us not only a must-read every month, but also a must-keep.

Follow the links above to explore the Ante Up universe, or if you just want the most important information, visit our Quick Info page.

If you have any questions, or wish to begin a relationship with Ante Up, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Cliff Demos • Midwest, South
(262) 707-1416
Bonnie Demos • West
(262) 707-3536
Catherine Grote • East
(908) 268-9787

Ante Up Publishing LLC
2519 McMullen Booth Road, Suite 510-300
Clearwater, FL 33761


Ante Up Publishing LLC was founded in June 2008 by Scott Long and Christopher Cosenza, two award-winning journalists with more than 40 years of professional media experience combined. They have merged their love for poker with their media savvy to inform, entertain and inspire poker players around the world.

Scott Long, Publisher
Strategic Partnerships/Business Affairs/Live Events
Phone: (727) 331-4335
Skype: anteupscott
Biography: From 2000-2008, Scott was an editor at the St. Petersburg Times, Florida’s largest newspaper, with responsibilities that spanned world and national news. He left the newspaper as the business news editor. Previously, he held editing roles at the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal and the Marietta (Ohio) Times. He has a bachelor’s degree in political journalism from Marietta (Ohio) College.

Christopher Cosenza, Publisher
Phone: (727) 742-3428
Skype: willhopp
Biography: From 1995-2008 Chris Cosenza was an award-winning editor and designer for the St. Petersburg Times' sports department and later with the newspaper's spinoff, the Tampa Bay Times. Before the Times, Chris served as sports editor of the Middletown (Conn.) Press for three years and was a sports reporter with the New Haven Register. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Southern Connecticut State University, where he was named journalist of the year as editor in chief of the school's student newspaper in 1993.

Scott Long, Publisher
(727) 331-4335
Ante Up Publishing LLC
2519 McMullen Booth Road, Suite 510-300
Clearwater, FL 33761