ESPN3 set for Coverage of the 2015 WPBA Masters Event at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
ESPN3 set for Coverage of the 2015 WPBA Masters Event
at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan – On February 4th-8th, 2015, the WPBA Masters Event will be staged for the 6th consecutive year at the stunning Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mt. Pleasant Michigan. ESPN3 will deliver both semi-finals and final, in their entirety. Sunday’s coverage features two semi-final matches and the final at 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm, EST, with commentary by Mitch and Ewa Laurance.
The Women’s Professional Billiard Association has enjoyed a relationship with ESPN for over two decades. The WPBA Masters, one of (3) events in the WPBA’s triple crown of events carried on ESPN3, offers an elite field of 48 players competing for $50,000 in prize money and the prestigious title of 2015 WPBA Masters Champion. Two-time defending champion, “Little Devil Girl” Ga-Young Kim will be among the favorites at this event, facilitated by Promoter and WPBA Contractor, Dean Roesler.
This competition, along with every WPBA Event, provides an international field of world champions including “Duchess of Doom” Allison Fisher, “Kwikfire” Kelly Fisher, and the “Black Widow” Jeanette Lee. Be a part of the action at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, February 4th-8th, and witness some of the most beautiful and talented players the sport has to offer.
The event begins on Thursday, February 5th, with (2) sessions per day thru Saturday, February 7th. ESPN3 coverage on Sunday will feature (2) semi-finals and the finals, produced by the newest addition to the WPBA, CVM Productions (www.cvmproductions.com).
WPBA President Kim White-Newsome says, “This year’s Masters promises to be the best yet with an increased purse, and fresh, new talent behind the entire ESPN3 production. In association with the wonderful team at ESPN, we will once again bring the excitement of the Masters to billiard fans around the world”.
ESPN3 delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually and is accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The network is currently available to 95 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.
For more information, please visit www.wpba.com.
About the Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA)
The WPBA was established in 1976 under the name of the Women’s Professional Billiard Alliance and is celebrating its 39th anniversary in 2015 as the oldest pro player organization in the sport. The WPBA sanctions and produces the Women’s Pro Billiard Tour, which features the greatest women players from around the world. For more information about the WPBA, its top players, and sponsors, visit www.wpba.com.