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ESPN to provide live coverage of the WSOP on ESPN360.com

Updated: June 6, 2008, 10:32 AM ET
By Andrew Feldman | ESPN Poker Club

ESPN announced Friday that it will broadcast 24 events in this year's World Series of Poker live.

ESPN360.com and ESPN Mobile TV will provide the live coverage, the first ever for WSOP preliminary events, beginning Friday at 6 p.m. ET. The signature ESPN broadband network and the 24/7 mobile video network will cover each event in their entirety, straight through to July 2. The events will range in length, but the coverage will continue until the action concludes at each event's final table.

Additionally, ESPN.com has created a new Web site for it's WSOP TV series. This page will host new and exclusive content that will supplement the content seen on ESPN as well as original videos and commentary. The site will also include tournament results, upcoming events and a countdown clock until the next WSOP episode.

The following is the schedule of events to be broadcast on ESPN360.com and ESPN Mobile TV:

ESPN360.com WSOP Coverage
Air date for final table Event # Tournament Buy-In Broadcast
June 6, 6 p.m. 8 World Championship mixed event $10,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 7, 5 p.m. 9 No-limit hold'em six-handed (3 day event) $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 8, 5 p.m. 11 No-limit hold 'em shootout $5,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 9, 5 p.m. 13 No-limit hold 'em $2,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 10, 5 p.m. 15 Ladies no-limit hold 'em (3 day event) $1,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 12, 6 p.m. 20 Limit hold 'em (3 day event) $2,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 13, 5 p.m. 21 No-limit hold 'em (3 day event) $5,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 14, 5 p.m. 24 Pot-limit hold 'em/Omaha (3 day event) $2,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 15, 5 p.m. 25 World Championship heads-up no-limit hold 'em (256 player max, 3 day event) $10,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 16, 6 p.m. 28 Pot-limit Omaha with rebuys (3 day event) $5,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 17, 6 p.m. 30 World Championship limit hold 'em (3 day event) $10,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 18, 5 p.m. 31 No-limit hold 'em, six handed (3 day event) $2,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 19, 5 p.m. 32 No-limit hold 'em (3 day event) $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 20, 5 p.m. 34 Pot-limit Omaha with rebuys (3 day event) $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 21, 5 p.m. 36 No-limit hold 'em (3 day event) $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 22, 5 p.m. 38 Pot-limit hold 'em (3 day event) $2,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 23, 5 p.m. 39 No-limit hold 'em $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 24, 5 p.m. 41 Mixed hold 'em (3 day event) $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 25, 5 p.m. 42 Seniors no-limit hold 'em (3 day event) $1,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 26, 5 p.m. 43 Pot-limit Omaha high-low split, eight or better (3 day event) $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
June 27, 5 p.m. 44 No-limit hold 'em with rebuys (3 day event) $1,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 28, 5 p.m. 46 No-limit hold 'em, six handed (3 day event) $5,000 Live on ESPN360.com
June 30, 5 p.m. 49 No-limit hold 'em (3 day event) $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com
July 2, 5 p.m. 53 Limit hold 'em shootout $1,500 Live on ESPN360.com

Andrew Feldman is ESPN.com's Poker Editor. He is the host of the Poker Edge Podcast and co-host of ESPN Inside Deal. Andrew has covered the poker industry for ESPN since 2004.

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