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ESPN (Almost Live) Coverage of 2011 World Series of Poker Starts Thursday

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jul/12/2011
ESPN Live World Series of Poker

Fans of poker will be able to watch the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event “almost live” beginning this Thursday July 14 on ESPN.   There will be a time delay but this is the first time fans of the game will be able to watch “same day” coverage this early on in the event.

Coverage will kick off on ESPN3.com at 3 p.m. ESPN2 and ESPN3.com will pick it up again at 11 p.m. (See chart for the full schedule).

"This is a historic milestone for ESPN and the WSOP," WSOP executive director Ty Stewart said in press release. "The addition of live event-style coverage with hole cards in July and primetime shows leading up to the crowning of a champion in November provide our fans more access than ever before, and we are extremely proud to be with a company dedicated to realizing the potential of the game."

The time delay is 30 minutes. 

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