ESPN Extends WSOP Coverage E-mail

Fox Business is reporting that ESPN has signed a new seven-year broadcast deal with the WSOP. The current deal between ESPN and the WSOP ends next year after the 2010 WSOP. This new deal will see coverage assured through 2018. The deal hasn’t been expressed through an official announcement yet, but that’s expected to come from the WSOP and ESPN this week.

The World Series of Poker on ESPN continues this week with the first episodes covering the Main Event.