Broadcast will have one-hour unedited delay and hole cards revealed!
TORONTO, Jan. 11 /CNW/ - The PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event final table will be televised in high definition with
hole cards shown on a one-hour, unedited delay, this coming Saturday,
January 15. The broadcast begins at 5pm ET on ESPN3.com with ESPN2 HD
joining with a simulcast at 10pm.
Fans will be able to watch on either outlet until the crowning of the
new PCA Main Event champion. ESPN's innovative coverage will bring
fans closer to the action, allowing them to see the top
pros, experience the game within the game, and watch the drama of the
"For the first time viewers at home will see a poker telecast from start
to finish, including hole cards and completely unedited, revealing all
of the strategy, angst and competition of world-class poker players,"
said Matt Volk, ESPN manager, programming and acquisitions.
James Hartigan and Daniel Negreanu will share the commentary box on
ESPN3.com and ESPN2 with support from David Tuchman and Team PokerStars
Pro Chad Brown. For the first time, ESPN will also have a studio set at
a poker event, with host Lon McEachern and analyst David Williams
providing player interviews, analysis and match highlights throughout
the evening. Michelle Orpe will provide roving reports throughout the
ESPN.com will also be providing coverage on location with blogs, podcasts,
video, interviews with the players and more. Fans can follow
@ESPN_Poker on Twitter for instant updates and tournament coverage.
The PCA $10,000 Main Event is currently taking place at the Atlantis
Hotel and Resort in the Bahamas, with a prize pool of $15,132,000 and
top prize of $2.3 million.
PokerStars.net is the world's largest poker site, with more than 42 million members. It's the first choice of the world's top players, with more daily
tournaments than anywhere else, and with the best security online.
PokerStars.net is also home to a team of sponsored players known as Team
PokerStars.net Pro. This elite group of players travel the world
competing in international tournaments. For a complete list, visit the Team PokerStars Pro home page.
For further information:
Kim Jessup, ESPN Communications - (860) 766-0358 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Stuart, PokerStars.net - (+44) 7866-718565 or email@example.com