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2015 WSOP begins on ESPN

15 September 2015, By: Pokerjunkie.com
ESPN's coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main began on Monday night and will continue through October.
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ESPN's coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main began on Monday night and will continue through October and into the November Nine.

Also, the finalists for the 2015 class of the Poker Hall of Fame have been announced. Jennifer Harman, John Juanda and David "DevilFish" Ulliott head the list.

WSOP Main Event Coverage Begins on ESPN2

Television coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker began Monday night on ESPN2. Every Monday through September 28 ESPN2 will play back-to-back hour long episodes.

Starting on October 4 coverage will shift to ESPN and episodes extended to 150 minutes. Coverage will continue weekly through November 1 at which point the November 9 will be reached.

From November 8-10, the November Nine will play out inside the Penn & Teller Theater inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

The November Nine will play down to four on November 8 and then to heads-up on November 9. The final two will play for the bracelet on November 10.

All action from the November Nine final table will be broadcast on a 30-minute delay.

Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

This past week WSOP officials announced the 10 finalists for the 2015 class of the Poker Hall of Fame.

Below is the list of finalists:

·       David "DevilFish" Ulliott

·       David Chiu

·       Chris Bjorin

·       Jennifer Harman

·       Carlos Mortensen

·       Bruno Fitoussi

·       Matt Savage

·       John Juanda

·       Max Pescatori

·       Terry Rogers

The list of finalists was determined by fan voting that concluded in August. Now the finalists will be voted on by a panel consisting of living Hall of Famers and select poker media.

Voters can select up to two nominees for the Hall of Fame. Voting will conclude on October 9 and the inductees will be announced later in the month.

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