Where to watch the World Series of Poker online in Australia

Posted: 12 July 2019 12:35 pm News

The stakes will be higher than ever this July as the World Series of Poker Main Event returns for its 50th edition.

The World Series of Poker is one of the most prestigious gaming events in the world. It's also the sport's longest-running tournament, dating back to the 70s.

The World Series of Poker takes place every year in Las Vegas and hosts a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation. Thousands of players from all over the world attend year after year, hoping to win substantial money prizes as well as the coveted gold bracelet. In 2019, the event is taking place from 28 May to 16 July, with fans able to tune in for live coverage on ESPN.

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How to watch the World Series of Poker online live

In Australia, you can watch the World Series of Poker on ESPN. The 2019 WSOP Main Event kicked off on 8 July and will continue until 16 July, with coverage available daily on ESPN and ESPN2.

The final table of 9 will be reached on 12 July, with the finalists returning on 14 July before a winner is eventually determined on 16 July. Tune in live Tuesday, 16 July, from 12pm to see who will walk away with the big $10,000,000 prize. Here's how to watch ESPN in Australia

Live stream the World Series of Poker with Kayo Sports

Kayo Sports offers coverage of over 50 sports from all over the world, including the World Series of Poker. A Basic subscription will cost you $25 a month and enables you to stream on two screens at the same time. Or, you can get a Premium subscription for $35 a month and enjoy three simultaneous streams.

Besides its extensive library of live and on-demand content, Kayo Sports will also appeal to sport enthusiasts thanks to its features. Users can watch up to four videos at once, on one screen, with SplitView, or dive into a world of facts and figures with Interactive Stats. The No Spoilers setting keeps you from accidentally finding out the score when you're running late. For those short on time, Key Moments lets you go right to the action that matters in selected matches. Or, simply enjoy a Kayo Mini – a condensed version of key sport match ups that includes all the highlights and doesn't last longer than 20 minutes.

Kayo Sports comes with a 14-day free trial for new customers. The app is compatible with PCs/Macs, smartphones and tablets, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Telstra TV.

Watch/Stream the World Series of Poker with Foxtel

If you have a Foxtel TV subscription with the Sports Package you can watch the World Series of Poker on TV or stream the tournament to your mobile device or laptop with Foxtel Go or WatchESPN. Both apps are available as part of your Foxtel subscription.

Poker fans can also stream the World Series of Poker with Foxtel Now. You'll need the Sports Pack, which costs $29 a month. This is a Premium Pack, so you have to get Essentials as well to be able to add Sports to your subscription. Essentials offers a mix of Lifestyle and Pop channels for $25 a month.

For new clients, Foxtel Now has a 10-day free trial. The platform is compatible with PCs/Macs, smartphones and laptops, Telstra TV, Sony Android TVs, Airplay/Chromecast, PS4 and the Foxtel Now Box.

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Watch the World Series of Poker with Fetch

ESPN and ESPN 2 are available as part of the Fetch TV Vibe pack. The channel pack costs only $6 per month, but your total monthly cost will depend on whether you buy a Fetch TV box outright or get it through a broadband provider.

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