ESPN has graciously released a trivia sheet concerning the production of the WSOP. Please Enjoy.
SAME DAY COVERAGE OF POKER’S GREATEST PRIZE
A capacity crowd packed the Penn and Teller Theater Sunday as November Nine was trimmed to a pair of players who will square off for the richest payday in sports -- $9.1 Million and the coveted champions bracelet await the winner of the 2008 World Series of Poker, presented by Milwaukee’s Best Light. ESPN’s same day coverage on Tuesday, Nov. 11 kicks off with a one-hour preview special at 8 p.m. -- followed by two action-packed hours from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. For ESPN schedules, images, bios and video features on all the finalists, visit http://espnmediazone.com/press_kits/EOE/2008WorldSeriesofPoker.htm
The World Series of Poker -- By The Numbers
· $9,119,517 - Prize for the Champion of the 2008 WSOP Main Event
· 28,000 - Number of pounds of TV equipment used to produce the Final Table
· 7,000 - Number of hours taped in July at the WSOP