After three days of play, it was time to divvy up a $48 million prize pool among some of the best poker players in the world. Antonio Esfandiari claimed the lion’s share, $18.3 million, for his victory in the Big One for One Drop. The win gives poker’s “magician” his second career WSOP bracelet, the first ever platinum bracelet awarded by the WSOP.
Vanessa Selbst becomes just the sixth woman ever to win a second bracelet at the World Series of Poker. In this article, Cardplayer Lifestyle waxes poetic about Selbst’s success, both in this event as well as over the last few years.
Here’s Cardplayer Lifestyle’s preview of the richest poker tournament in history, slated to begin in just a couple hours. Find out which pros will be among the 48-player field, how much prize money the winner will take home, how much money will be raised for charity, and much much more! The $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop is here!
31-year-old Michael Mizrachi has accomplished the impossible, winning the $50,000 Poker Player’s Championship event at the World Series of Poker for the second time in the span of three years! Read all about the Grinder’s incredible run en route to victory, and yet another seven-figure payday, in our latest article.
Who ever said watching older people play poker isn’t exciting? Three huge names in poker made the final table of the $1,000 Seniors event at this year’s World Series. The winner? Allyn Jaffrey Shulman, who becomes the first woman to win an open WSOP event in 4 years.
Once again, a number of elite poker pros have made the final table of a World Series of Poker event. Cardplayer Lifestyle takes a closer look at what it takes for a Group of Death to form at a poker table.