WSOP Colossus II Occasion Brings in Huge Numbers

WSOP Colossus II Occasion Brings in Huge Numbers

Men lie, females lie, figures never. The entire world variety Of Poker keeps growing in stature therefore the proof is within the numbers, which are quite staggering. This past year, the WSOP Colossus event had the most individuals for almost any event in 2015, so when the 2016 edition began this weekend the tournament was anticipated to break records aswell.

The 2016 version of Colossus, known as Colossus II, features 21,613 entries, that will be down from 22,374 in 2015, but that is still a number that is incredible of. Reports are saying that 3,245 players will be in a position to cash down in this event as there exists a reward pool of $10,806,500 to draw from. That quantity of players which will cash down will be a record.

You will find going to be six flights and several of these have already began. The breakdown will look as follows: Flight A will have 3,249 players, then 2,153 for Flight B, 3,770 for Flight C, 3,099 godesse for Flight D, 4,855 for Flight E and 4,487 for Flight F. The top players from those will move on to Day 2 plus the champion of the event will probably get at least a million bucks, which is significantly more than the $638,880 that Cord Garcia won into the inaugural occasion in 2015. Bradley McFarland came in second to Garcia, and he took home $386,253. The prize money that is lowest into the top five was $182,348.

The Colossus II is really a massive no-limit hold ’em competition that costs $565 to get into, so that it really should not be that much of the surprise that the involvement figures are incredibly huge.

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Broadway Bets Looks to boost Money to Fight AIDS

Broadway Bets Looks to boost Money to Fight AIDS

If you believe the competition in poker is tough, then chances are you have not seen the competition for charity bucks. With therefore many reasons and promotions nowadays, charities need to get more innovative and offer more to your person making the contribution, or the money only will move somewhere else.

That is what the program is from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, a business who has dedicated large amount of time for you to the battle against AIDS. They will have come up with some ways that are interesting raise profit the last now poker was included with the fray. They have placed on shows like Broadway Bears, which auctioned off bears that resembled Broadway stars, produced the Broadway Bares, that was a show that is burlesque and they did Broadway Bets in 2015, a poker tournament available to everybody.

We saw all sorts of individuals join the competition year that is last celebrity players to people for the normal public, with the proceeds all likely to help them out within the fight AIDS. Because the event ended up being this type of success year that is last increasing over $137,000, this has came back in 2016 for the encore.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is trying to draw some big names to participate in this occasion, such as The Humans, that has been nominated for six Tony prizes ( play that is best). They will be the primary sponsor for the “Royal Flush” bar. There are a few companies that are purchasing complete tables (referred to as “Full House” sponsors) for the event such as for instance Presenters system, the Road Company, the Shubery Organization, Situation Interactive therefore the Araca Group.

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