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.
22 players have now confirmed that they will be participating in the $1 million buy in special event at next year’s World Series of Poker. You can read the latest details and deveopments about this here at the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog.