Organizers say the 2012 World Series of Poker attracted almost 6,600 entries for the marquee Main Event tournament in Las Vegas. That means the winner of the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em World Championship will take home about $8.5 million.
The legends of Amarillo Slim, Benny Binion and Gentleman Jack Keller will be in the air, and several recent champions will be in the seats when play begins in the marquee Main Event of the 2012 World Series of Poker.
Competition continues for the richest payout in poker history. A total of 48 players each paid one-million dollars for the “Big One For One Drop” tournament.
Some of the biggest names in poker are taking part in a high-stakes game for charity.
The largest-ever buy-in poker tournament kicks off this weekend in Las Vegas. The “Big One for One Drop” is taking place during the annual World Series of Poker event.
A California blackjack dealer has won the first bracelet in the World Series of Poker tournament.
Poker’s richest event is underway in Las Vegas. Thousands of players from more than 100 countries have entered the annual World Series of Poker tournament.
A never-before-seen $1 million buy-in tournament at this year’s World Series of Poker will generate the richest top prize in poker history at more than $12 million — and potentially more if there are additional players.
Three card professionals from Germany, the Czech Republic and Las Vegas will finish a marathon battle for $8.72 million after battling through a gauntlet at the final table of the World Series of Poker main event.
Nine smiling but bleary-eyed finalists at the World Series of Poker have been paid more than $782,000 each for topping the main event, and sent off to prepare for the final table in November in Las Vegas.