WPT taps Courtney

Sep 20, 2005 2:15 AM

The World Poker Tour has found another pretty face.

Courtney Friel was named to replace Shana Hiatt as the WPT’s new hostess for its Season 4, which kicks off next March.

Friel has previously worked as a reporter for American’s Most Wanted on Fox, Trackers on the Oxygen and E! News Live on E! Entertainment Television.

Friel will take her place besides TV hosts Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten. She previously served as a poker tour guide on the show.