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ESPN’s World Series of Poker Coverage Earns Another Sports Emmy Nomination

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For the second consecutive year, ESPN’s coverage of the World Series of Poker Final Table has been nominated for a Sports Emmy Award, among an industry-leading 54 nominations earned by ESPN, Inc., it was announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The 54 nominations were the most of any submitting company for the ninth time in 10 years. The winners will be announced Monday, April 26. 

The nomination was for ESPN’s same day coverage of the 2009 World Series of Poker Final Table in the category of Outstanding Live Event Turnaround.   

ESPN has won a total of 128 Sports Emmy Awards in 21 years of eligibility.

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