ESPN Coverage of World Series of Poker Championships Begin August 18

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ESPN Coverage of World Series of Poker Championships Begin August 18

ESPN’s coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP) will begin in August and run through November on ESPN and ESPN2. Kicking off the 2015 schedule is the $1 million WSOP National Championship tournament from Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina, airing on Tuesday, Aug.18, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

Following the National Championship, WSOP coverage continues with the Main Event Championship beginning Monday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. Main Event coverage, from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, will air weekly until Sunday, Nov. 8, when the event concludes with a new three-day live final table format November 8 through 10, which will air live as play dictates duration.

Lead commentator Lon McEachern and analyst Norman Chad return this year, along with roving reporter Kara Scott. ESPN.com will offer blogs, podcasts and interviews with the game’s top players. Main Event Championship telecast is presented by DraftKings.

2015 World Series of Poker on ESPN

All times are ET; Schedule subject to change

 

Date Time Event Network(s)
Tues, Aug 18 9 p.m. WSOP National Championship (Ep.1 & 2) ESPN2, WatchESPN
Mon, Sept 14 8 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 1 & 2) ESPN2, WatchESPN
Mon, Sept 21 8 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 3 & 4) ESPN2, WatchESPN
Wed, Sept 30 9 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 5 & 6) ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sun, Oct 4 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 7 & 8) ESPN, WatchESPN
Sun, Oct 11 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 9 & 10) ESPN, WatchESPN
Sun, Oct 18 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 11 & 12) ESPN, WatchESPN
Sun, Oct 25 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 13 & 14) ESPN, WatchESPN
Sun, Nov 1 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Ep. 15 & 16) ESPN, WatchESPN
Sun, Nov 8 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Live*) ESPN, WatchESPN
11 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Live*) ESPN2, WatchESPN
Mon, Nov 9 8 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Live*) ESPN2, WatchESPN
Tues, Nov 10 9:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship presented by DraftKings (Live Finale*) ESPN, WatchESPN

*Live with 30-minute tape delay, per gaming regulations

 

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Jennifer Cingari: 646-547-5840, [email protected]

 

 

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Jennifer Cingari Christie

Based in New York City, Jennifer Cingari Christie is a Communications Manager for ESPN Films and Original Content. Her projects include the critically-acclaimed 30 for 30 documentary series, ESPN The Magazine and The ESPYS, among others.
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