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PostSubject: ESPN to start airing 30 min time delayed WSOP ME TONIGHT!   Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:02 pm

Six days of the World Series of Poker will be shown in same-day coverage on half-hour tape delay with hole cards shown for the first time, ESPN announced Wednesday.

Days 3 through 8 of the WSOP main event -- scheduled for July 14-19 -- will feature 34 hours of "live" poker on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN3.com featuring unedited play and hole cards.

The 30-minute delay coverage on ESPN2 (and simulcast on ESPN3.com) will only include hole cards postflop. There will be two feature tables, and coverage will shift between the tables every 30 minutes, but any "all-in and call" situations will be included.

The live coverage will precede ESPN's Tuesday night WSOP telecasts, which begin July 26 and run weekly until a main event champion is crowned Nov. 8. Norman Chad and Lon McEachern will remain hosts of the coverage on ESPN.

McEachern and David Tuckman will handle the play-by-play during the six-day run of live poker from the WSOP. Additionally, a rotation of poker players will serve as analysts during that stretch.

"For the first time viewers at home will have the best seats in the house for the World Series of Poker, poker's premier event. Fans will see hole cards postflop and get an inside look at all of the strategy, angst and competition of the world's best players vying for a seat at the most prestigious final table in the sport," said Matthew Volk, ESPN manager of programming and acquisitions.

"This is a historic milestone for ESPN and the WSOP," WSOP executive director Ty Stewart said. "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."

ESPN also will be broadcasting three additional events from the 2011 WSOP: WSOP Grudge Matches, the $25,000 Heads-Up World Championship and the $50,000 Poker Players' Championship. Those events will be streamed unedited on a five-minute delay on ESPN3.com, but will not feature hole cards. They will be broadcast edited with hole cards on ESPN beginning in late July.

"This is a long-awaited step to get live poker on television, and it represents another good collaboration between Caesars, the WSOP Players Advisory Council and ESPN to create a production format that maintains the integrity of the tournament while giving fans what they want to see," said Barry Greenstein, member of the WSOP Players Advisory Council.

ESPN enhances WSOP coverage plans

Want to watch the WSOP as it unfolds? The WSOP live main event telecast schedule is below. Click on the links to watch the coverage on ESPN3.com.
Date Time (ET) Event Network Hole Cards?
Thursday, June 2 5 p.m.-4 a.m. WSOP Grudge Matches ESPN3.com No
Friday, June 3 5 p.m.-4 a.m. $25,000 Heads-Up ESPN3.com No
Wednesday, July 6 6 p.m.-5 a.m. $50,000 Poker Players Championship ESPN3.com No
Thursday, July 14 3 p.m.-7 p.m. WSOP Day 3 ESPN3.com No
Thursday, July 14 7 p.m.-9 p.m. and 11 p.m.-2:30 a.m. WSOP Day 3 ESPN2/ESPN3.com Yes
Friday, July 15 3 p.m.-7 p.m. WSOP Day 4 ESPN3.com No
Friday, July 15 7 p.m.-9 p.m. and 11 p.m.-2:30 a.m. WSOP Day 4 ESPN2/ESPN3.com Yes
Saturday, July 16 3:30 p.m.-10 p.m. WSOP Day 5 Part 1 ESPN2/ESPN3.com Yes
Saturday, July 16 Midnight-2:30 a.m. WSOP Day 5 Part 2 ESPN2/ESPN3.com Yes
Sunday, July 17 3 p.m.-8 p.m. WSOP Day 6 ESPN3.com No
Sunday, July 17 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m. WSOP Day 6 ESPN3.com Yes
Monday, July 18 1:00 a.m.-4:30 a.m. WSOP Day 6 ESPN2 (On tape delay) Yes
Monday, July 18 3 p.m.-7 p.m. WSOP Day 7 ESPN3.com No
Monday, July 18 7 p.m.-10 p.m. WSOP Day 7 ESPN2/ESPN3.com Yes
Monday, July 18 Midnight-2:30 a.m. WSOP Day 7 ESPN2/ESPN3.com Yes
Tuesday, July 19 3 p.m.-8 p.m. WSOP Day 8 ESPN3.com No
Tuesday, July 19 8 p.m.-10 p.m. WSOP Day 8 ESPN/ESPN3.com Yes
Tuesday, July 19 Midnight-4:30 a.m. WSOP Day 8 ESPN2/ESPN3.com Yes

Source: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/poker/news/story?id=6477409
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PostSubject: Re: ESPN to start airing 30 min time delayed WSOP ME TONIGHT!   Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:27 pm

yes i watched the live showing last night kind of cool really put's you right their hearing all the table chatter and not knowing the hand till after it's played very cool
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PostSubject: screen shots from live coverage   Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:40 pm

WSOP Main event Live coverage screen shots and talk

First of all

WTF is Eli doing!!!!!! your wearing FTP!!!!! are you out of your fckin mind bro!!!!!!! he should get his ##### fckin kicked for wearing that!!!!!! wow! mother fcker!






the front is covered but not the back of the hat? WTFFF






Someone must of talked to eli cuz he covered the back up...






Phil Collins is running and playing Great!!!!

Winner winner chicken dinner!!!







Picture of Phil Collins Chip Stack






Another picture of Phil collins chip stack + the hott dealer Smile





Collins wins again






3 bet ship + collins chip stack





Pic of collins chip stack + hott dealer






Full table view






127 left and collins at 6.6 milly





116 left and collins at 7.7 milly






Collins knockouts this guy, crazy call imo, called off on turn when collins re raised 909,000 putting him all ins after he lead the turn for 250k






Collins at 10 million







107 left collins at 10 milly





Featured table





Another pic of FTP errrrrrrrrrr






Erick lindgren





some guy that works for facebook






Eli trying to act gangsta LOLLLLLLL






Kara Scott SmileSmileSmile





Eli is out and i think his hair turned grey from the last hand..






Kara talks to Eli..






Eli doin the scarface and the guy next to him is doin something really weird with his chips, u that bored playing day 6 of the main event??? LOL






10 10 vs KK



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