FSN Clicks on

7/08/2005 3:35 AM Eastern

FSN will air the Championship at Wynn Las Vegas live Wednesday, July 13 at 6 p.m. (PST).

The poker tournament features several big-name players, including 2000 World Series of Poker champion Chris “Jesus” Ferguson; World Series of Poker bracelet winners Howard “The Professor” Lederer, Phil Ivey, John Juanda, Erik Seidel and Jennifer Harman; 2003 World Poker Tour Ladies Night winner Clonie Gowen; poker pros Phil Gordon, Andy Bloch and Erick Lindgren; and 2004 Card Player Magazine Player of the Year Daniel Negreanu.

The tournament will be held at club La Bete inside Wynn Las Vegas, and the players are vying for a $500,000 cash pool and other prizes.

FSN will present an encore broadcast at 10:30 p.m.

“This live event is the next generation of poker programming,” FSN vice president of programming and production George Greenberg said in a prepared statement. “Live poker was one of our highest-rated shows telecast last year, and we look forward to an even bigger ratings winner this year.”

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