Fox Sports En Español airing Latin American poker event


Fox Sports en Español and, the world’s largest online poker school, announced the first-ever Spanish-language U.S. broadcast of a Latin American poker event. Coverage of the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is scheduled to air through October 10, 2010 on Friday nights at 8:00 ET.

The broadcast features highlights from all the tour stops from the Latin American Poker Tour Season 2, which gave players a shot at the $4,045,035 total prize pool; stops included San José (Costa Rica), Viña del Mar (Chile), Punta del Este (Uruguay) and Mar del Plata (Argentina).

The LAPT Season 2 was big success with four tour stops over a six-month period, which attracted 1,053 players. Over $4 million dollars in prize money makes this the most lucrative poker tour in Latin America.