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2020 World Series of Poker Main Event Broadcast Schedule Announced

This Year's WSOP Main Event Will Run From July 1 - 14 With Daily Live Coverage

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The 2020 World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event is set to see wire-to-wire daily live coverage from July 1-14 on ESPN and Poker Central’s direct-to-consumer OTT streaming service PokerGO. The ESPN flagship channel and ESPN 2 will host 14 straight days of WSOP main event action, with PokerGO streaming additional exclusive coverage outside of the ESPN broadcast windows.

As is recent years, PokerGO will also have an extensive schedule of streams covering other bracelet events throughout the summer. The final schedule of the events to be broadcast will be announced nearer to the start of the WSOP.

“For the past four years, our partnership with ESPN has been centered on creating the ultimate fan experience by providing wire-to-wire coverage of the World Series of Poker Main Event,” Chief Business Officer of Poker Central JR McCabe said in the WSOP press release. “We look forward to another year of bringing poker’s premier event to fans all across the globe.”

“ESPN’s yearly World Series of Poker coverage has proven to be an annual favorite with our poker fans,” said Rob Temple, Senior Vice President of programming and acquisitions at ESPN. “Through our partnership with Poker Central, we look forward to another season of extensive broadcast coverage of the most popular poker event on earth.”

Check out the current broadcast schedule for the WSOP main event on ESPN/ESPN2:

Date Time Network Event Day
July 1 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 1A
July 2 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM ESPN WSOP Main Event Day 1B
July 2 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 1B
July 3 8:00 PM – 1:30 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 1C
July 4 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM ESPN WSOP Main Event Day 2AB
July 5 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 2C
July 6 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 3
July 7 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 4
July 8 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 5
July 9 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 6
July 10 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 7 (Play to Final Table)
July 12 10:00 PM – TBD ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 8 (Nine to Six Players)
July 13 10:00 PM – TBD ESPN2 WSOP Main Event Day 9 (Six to Three Players)
July 14 9:00 PM – TBD ESPN WSOP Main Event Day 10 (Three Players to Winner)

The WSOP has now announced almost all of the schedule for the 51st annual running of poker’s largest and richest tournament series, with special press releases covering the ‘value menu’ events, the championship events, the high roller tournaments, and the online events to be held on WSOP.com.

Check out CardPlayer’s tournament listings for up-to-date information on the events that have been announced so far.