by Joseph Smith Sr.
We are providing this handy service for the millions of poker fans that could not make the trip to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Even those that did have the opportunity to attend the big summer poker bash known as the World Series of Poker or more commonly referred to as the WSOP will find the TV broadcast of select events to be free poker lessons from some of the greatest players in the history of the game. It's also very entertaining viewing.
This year's coverage of the 45th anniversary edition of the WSOP began on July 15 at 8 PM ET with the first two 1- hour segments of 24 original episodes from the summer's WSOP tournament. These two episodes cover the WSOP National Championship Final Table played over the Memorial Day weekend on the boardwalk in Atlantic City. A first for broadcast poker was the coverage of the tournament for $1.2 million played in the great outdoors on the boardwalk overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
After a one week break the WSOP on ESPN returns with the first two hour segment of the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop charity tournament. Coverage of this maximus event will continue for the next three weeks (July 29, August 5, August 12) starting at 8 PM ET.
WSOP on ESPN begins on Sunday, September 28th at 9 PM ET and continues for seven consecutive Sunday Nights providing in-depth coverage of the fabled WSOP Main Event. Watch each Sunday night when ESPN will offer a two-hour block of the first Main event to guarantee the winner a minimum of $10,000,000. As in the past, Norm Chad and Lon McEachern will provide the commentary.
November's Main Event final table will be covered Live on ESPN2 beginning at 8 PM ET on November 10th and 9 PM ET on November 11th.
The following link takes you directly to the WSOP.com 2014 WSOP on ESPN TELEVISION SCHEDULE.