2010 WSOP Set to Debut on ESPN

Norman Chad, Lon McEachern
ESPN co-hosts Norman Chad and Lon McEachern.

ESPN’s coverage of the 2010 WSOP is set to begin next Tuesday with a special one-hour preview show.

The preview show, which will be co-hosted hosted by Lon McEachern and Norman Chad, will include a look back at all the notable poker stories in the last year including Barry and Jeff Shulman making two WSOP Main Event final tables.

McEachern will also run a series of round table discussions with elite poker players. Topics include bracelet race analysis with Phil Hellmuth and Doyle Brunson and how the game has changed with past champions Dan Harrington, Scotty Nguyen, Chris Ferguson and Chris Moneymaker.

There will also be interviews with some of poker's young guns including Tom Dwan, Scott Seiver and Isaac Haxton.

Finally the show will preview the 2010 WSOP with predictions by Daniel Negreanu, Jennifer Harman and Erick Lindgren.

The actual episodes of the 2010 WSOP will begin the next week on July 27 with the two-hour $50k Players Championship up first.

A two-hour special on the 2010 Tournament of Champions will also be broadcast on Aug. 3.

The 2010 WSOP Main Event will start to air Aug. 10 and will run all the way until Nov. 9 with a record-setting 28 hours of footage.

Check your local listings for exact air dates.

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