The list of players for the Big One For One Drop revealed - WSOP 2014
The Big One For One Drop tournament is one of the most important events on the World Series Of Poker 2014(WSOP) agenda. With its first prize of up to $ 20 million, this charity tournament has attracted many poker stars along with super wealthy businessmen. Prior to the launching of Big One For One Drop, a tournament which will be held from June 29, the names of participants are already known. Dan Cates, an illustrious online poker player who has previously won $ 8 million in cash games, Isaac Haxton, Daniel Negreanu, Greg Merson, Scott Seiver, Doug Polk nicknamed WCG Rider, the one who has made a name of himself in High-Stake tournament, Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Ivey, Phil Galfond, Jason Mercier, Erik Seidel, Sam Trickett, Igor Kurganov, Fabian Quoss and Vanessa Selbst, the only woman participant in the event, are among the professional poker players who will compose the field.
As for rich businessmen who will take part in this race, the founder of Cirque du Soleil Guy Laliberté, Golden Nugget, Bellagio and Mirage owner Bobby Baldwin, the famous Hong Kong Tom having as real name Tom Hall, a famous icon of Asian poker, and Bill Perkins are part of them. Obviously, the list is not exhaustive. Yet it provides the public a foretaste of the fierce battle which will take place in the poker room of Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in a few days. Pending the opening of this great event, poker enthusiasts can enjoy the performance of other poker pro who compete in various ongoing tournaments like the $ 50,000 Poker Players Championship. It worth repeating that this event is, at present, running its second day of competition; a huge reward is promised for the winner given its prizepool which is valued at $ 4,896,000.
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
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