After 19 years the WSOP has a brand new broadcasting accomplice, might this be the tip of Lon and Norman within the commentary sales space?
We are nonetheless a great distance off getting a schedule for the 2021 World Series of Poker however there is large information about the place you’ll be able to watch it.
The WSOP was partnered with ESPN for 19 years however this yr will as a substitute broadcast with CBS Sports. The deal will see them air 15 hours of the Main Event and 18 additional bracelet occasions for the collection, which takes place in September to November.
CBS was really the unique broadcaster for the World Series of Poker within the Seventies and so they have reside streamed bracelet occasions alongside PokerGo within the final two years. It appears like PokerGo will not stream bracelet occasions both.
Will CBS hold Lon and Norman?
“CBS Sports has long been a pioneer in covering a broad range of championship sports,” stated Ty Stewart, WSOP Executive Director. “We couldn’t be more excited to see increased television coverage of the WSOP in the coming years and benefit from their growing media platforms.”
“Following our past success with Poker Central, we are excited to expand our relationship with the highest-profile and richest event in competitive tournament Poker featuring the best players in the world,” stated Dan Weinberg, Executive Vice President of Programming, CBS Sports. “This deal fits perfectly in our strategy to combine best-in-class events with our CBS Sports brand.”
The large query the poker group has is what’s going to occur to the commentary crew that has made the ESPN broadcasts so particular? Will Norman Chad, Lon McEachern, Kara Scott, Ali Nejad, David Tuchman, Nick Schulman and Jamie Kerstetter have a task at CBS Sports?
There are at present no particulars on what choices viewers outdoors of the US may have in the event that they wish to watch these broadcasts.
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