2020 WSOP Main Event broadcast schedule released!

Posted On 22 Feb, 2020 0

By now you must have inked your calendars with the biggest ever series of this year! The longest-running poker event spread across two months the World Series of Poker (WSOP) which is set to run from 26 May to 15 July 2020 at the luxurious Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas has another announcement to make!

A few days ago, Poker Central and ESPN announced their live coverage for the upcoming 2020 WSOP including everyday footage of the jaw-dropping $10,000 Main Event that features three starting flights from July 1. It has been confirmed that the ESPN flagship channel and ESPN 2 will host 14 days straight Main Event live action!

It's hard to believe that the 2020 WSOP is just three months away. Following a successful 50th WSOP broadcast, ESPN and Poker Central will telecast 40 hours of live WSOP coverage and 90 hours of originally produced episodes. The Main Event is set to see wire-to-wire daily live coverage until July 14.

The Chief Business Officer of Poker Central JR McCabe said, “For the past four years, our partnership with ESPN has been centered on creating the ultimate fan experience by providing wire-to-wire coverage of the World Series of Poker Main Event. We look forward to another year of bringing poker’s premier event to fans all across the globe.”

PokerGo will also offer a collection of other WSOP bracelet tournaments throughout the summer but the entire schedule will be announced prior to the series. The streamed content will be available for the poker admirers via PokerGo for $10 per month or $99 for the entire year.

Rob Temple, a senior Vice President of programming and acquisitions stated, "ESPN’s yearly World Series of Poker coverage has proven to be an annual favorite with our poker fans. Through our partnership with Poker Central, we look forward to another season of extensive broadcast coverage of the most popular poker event on earth.”

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