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ESPN To Broadcast 170 Hours Of WSOP Main Event


Professional poker players from around the globe have already begun preparations for the 49th annual World Series of Poker, which commences on 29th May at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas. The critically acclaimed series will continue until 17th July 2018.

Last week WSOP's broadcast partners ESPN and Poker Central revealed the broadcast schedule for the television segment of the upcoming series.

The two media franchises announced 170 hours of broadcast from Las Vegas, which also features 40 hours of coverage on channels ESPN and ESPN2, as well as 130 hours of produced episodes. The 'live' edition however, will actually include a 30-minute delay, in compliance with gaming regulations.

The bi-annual Big One for One Drop and the WSOP Main Event and are the feature events that will be televised by the two media giants.

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