ESPN Nominated for Sports Emmy for WSOP Coverage

March 29, 2011

Poker fans across the world look forward to ESPN’s coverage of the World Series of Poker each year, and now again, for the third year, the broadcasts have been nominated for a Sports Emmy. This year, the category is “Live Event Turnaround—World Series of Poker Final Table.”

ESPN receives numerous nominations every year for their far reaching sports coverage. This year they received exactly 52 nominations for Sports Emmy Awards including 12 nominations for the 2010 FIFA World Cup event in South Africa and five nominations for NFL broadcasting.

Not surprisingly, this year ESPN earned the most nominations of any other submitting brand for the tenth time in 11 years. The Sports Emmy Award nominations are decided by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Winners will be presented with their awards on May 2, 2011.


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