Searching on how you can stream the WSOP 2017 event live? Not sure how the World Series of Poker 2017 event has been scheduled? Get all the answers in our WSOP 2017 guide!
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Finally, the much awaited WSOP 2017 event is finally upon us, and the poker world will soon start descending upon Las Vegas in order to be part of one of the most prestigious competitions in poker. It’s without any doubt that poker superstars such as Jason Mercier, Fedor Holz, Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth and Erik Seidel will dominate the coverage at the beginning of the competition but attention might shift to those who will progress further into the competition.
We understand that you might not be in a position to visit the famous Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino – the home to WSOP event – for one reason or another, but you also don’t want to miss a single event.
If you live in the UK, Australia, South Korea, India, Canada, Brazil or South Africa, you can easily follow-up all the events from the comfort of your home provided you have stable internet connection as well as a mobile device or laptop that has high RAM, powerful processing speed and HD resolution. All these features will ensure that your stream is seamless and stable, with no interruptions in between.
Why should you stream the WSOP 2017 live?
There are plenty of benefits and reasons why every poker player should be streaming the WSOP 2017 event live.
The way most of the professional players and major winners across different competitions have been learning how to perfect their game over the past 10 years or so has changed. In the past, players used to purchase a few eBooks and books or sign up at any one of the popular poker forums, get tips on how to play poker and boom! You are now a poker player!
However, with the improvement of technology, more so with the introduction of 4G internet connection and mobile devices that are as powerful as the PC’s, people can sign up at most of the expensive training sites and learn how to play poker.
But the simplest and most convenient way of learning, however, is by watching other bettors play through the live stream feature. Given that the WSOP 2017 brings the best of the best poker players from across different parts of the world, it makes it one of the best platforms to learn and horn your poker skills.
How does the WSOP live stream work?
It’s pretty straightforward really. Much more like streaming a YouTube video straight from your mobile phone!
There are multiple online platforms that offer the live stream feature, and it will be up to you to know them to be able to stream the event live from the comfort of your home. Lucky for you, we know plenty of reliable platforms that offer the service.
Once you are logged onto the platform or website, you might sometimes be required to add an add-on for the specific site that hosts the event. For instance, Kodi is a popular platform that allows people from different parts of the world to enjoy live streams by simply adding different channels on its application and streaming the event.
Watch how to set up the official WSOP live stream channel on Kodi
Channels that will be streaming the WSOP 2017 event
The easiest way that you can watch the WSOP 2017 event is on ESPN. As one of the largest multinational, multimedia sports Entertainment Company with more close to 100 multimedia sports assets, ESPN has acquired the rights to broadcast the events live and will for the first time ever be airing same day coverage of this prestigious poker event from day 1 of the main event up to the finals.
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Countries that ESPN will broadcast the Live Stream Service to
Not all the poker enthusiasts will have access to the ESPN live stream service. The United States, Brazil and the Spanish Speaking Latin America are just some of the few privileged countries to receive the live stream service. The streaming service in these countries will start on July 20, 2017, at 9 PM ET on ESPN+ and ESPN and end on July 22, 2017.
Poker enthusiast from the Pacific Rim and Australian continent will also have an opportunity of streaming the 2017 WSOP event. The stream starts on July 20, 2017, 9 PM ET and will end on July 21, 2017, 9 PM ET.
Canadian poker fans can also follow the action live from The Sports Network as from July 20, 2017, 9:30 PM ET all the way to the finals which will be held on July 22, 2017, at 9 PM PT.
We cannot assume the high number of UK players who participate in the WSOP event, and as such, ESPN cannot afford to leave the fans out in the dark. If you wish to follow all the action from the UK, you can do so by tuning to BT Sports 1, which will be providing the live stream service throughout the UK and Ireland.
Don’t have access to any of the ESPN’s group of networks? Fret not as PokerGo shall also be streaming every hand of the main event! Countries that will have full access to the PokerGo 2017 WSOP live stream event include Japan, Finland, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Austria, Sweden, South Africa, Portugal and much more!
PokerGo can easily be accessed through mobile on Android and Apple devices not forgetting to mention Chromecast, Roku, AppleTV, and Amazon Fire TV.