Poker Superstar Daniel Negreanu has just won the inaugural World Series of Poker Asia Pacific (WSOP APAC) Main Event for his 5th bracelet. His poker legend keeps growing. We at Cardplayer Lifestyle watched most of the Main Event final table’s live stream and invite you to relive the magic via our event recap. It was truly a show that treated poker fans, the poker media (that’s us), and essentially everyone in the poker world to something truly special.
Phil Ivey has once again proven (as if he needs to?) that he’s the top poker player in the world. He just notched his 9th bracelet win in Event #3 at the WSOP Asia Pacific, the $2,200 buy-in 8-Game Mix. He becomes the first player ever to win bracelets on both U.S. and Australian soil. Read more about the thrilling details of his impressive victory.
If you’re a poker fan, chances are that at some point you tried to picture the ultimate heads-up match for a World Series of Poker bracelet. One of those two players you pictured at the felt was probably either Daniel Negreanu or Phil Ivey. Incredibly, dreams like those could become a reality, as with 6 players left in the $2,200 8-game mix event at the WSOP APAC, both poker icons have a shot at winning more championship hardware and poker glory.
Even in this modern day and age of poker, no matter how wealthy or well known the game’s professional players are, a World Series of Poker bracelet is still considered poker’s Holy Grail. So much so, in fact, that they’ll travel to the ends of the Earth to try and win one. Indeed, that’s exactly what the world’s best poker players have done, making the trek all the way to Australia for the beginning of the first ever World Series of Poker Asia Pacific (WSOP APAC). Coverage of 5 Bracelet Events Over 11 Days As Cardplayer Lifestyle initially reported close to a year ago, the WSOP APAC is the first time that the coveted bracelets will be awarded in the Southern Hemisphere. No fewer than 5 bracelet events will be taking place over the 11-day series, which ends on April 15th. Other non-bracelet events on the calendar include a unique…