ESPN’s Coverage of 2016 World Series of Poker Begins September 6

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ESPN’s Coverage of 2016 World Series of Poker Begins September 6

ESPN’s coverage of the 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) will include the Global Casino Championship, the Main Event Championship and a three-day live Final Table. Coverage will feature lead commentator Lon McEachern and analyst Norman Chad along with roving reporter Kara Scott. In addition, pro analysis will be provided by poker players Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak.

The WSOP Global Casino Championship final table will kick off the 2016 schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2. Following the Global Casino Championship, WSOP coverage continues with the Main Event Championship beginning Sunday, Sept. 11, and ending with a 3-day live Final Table from Sunday, Oct. 30 to Tues, Nov. 1. Additionally, a two-hour Final Table Encore is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 20, at 9 p.m. on ESPN.

For this year’s production, ESPN will introduce a newly re-designed set and new show open. And, for the first time during the Main Event Championship, a techno-jib camera will be used for unique table shots.

2016 World Series of Poker on ESPN

All times are ET; Schedule subject to change

Date Time Event Network
Tues, Sept 6 10 p.m. WSOP Global Casino Championship – Part 1 ESPN2
11 p.m. WSOP Global Casino Championship – Part 2 ESPN2
Sun, Sept 11 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 1 ESPN2
10 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 2 ESPN2
Sun, Sept 18 10:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 3 ESPN2
Mon, Sept 19 12 a.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 4 ESPN2
Sun, Sept 25 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 5 ESPN2
10 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 6 ESPN2
Sun, Oct 2 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 7 ESPN
10 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 8 ESPN
Sun, Oct 9 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 9 ESPN
10 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 10 ESPN
Sun, Oct 16 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 11 ESPN
10 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 12 ESPN
Sun, Oct 23 8:30 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 13 ESPN
10 p.m. WSOP Main Event Championship – Episode 14 ESPN
Sun, Oct 30 8:30 p.m. 2016 World Series of Poker: Final Table Live* ESPN
11 p.m. 2016 World Series of Poker: Final Table Live* ESPN2
Mon, Oct 31 8 p.m. 2016 World Series of Poker: Final Table Live* ESPN2
Tues, Nov 1 9 p.m. 2016 World Series of Poker: Final Table Live* ESPN
Sun, Nov 20 9 p.m. 2016 World Series of Poker: Final Table Encore ESPN

 

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

 

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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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