Daniel Colman won the 2014 Big One for One Drop, earning $15.3 million, but has reservations about the game as a whole. (Image: WSOP)
The most poker that is important of the season, traditionally, has always been the World Series of Poker Main Event. But in recent years, a brand new tournament has had its place since the most lucrative event utilizing the prize pool that is biggest. It is the $1 million buy-in Big One for starters Drop, the charity tournament that draws the best benefits and some of the richest amateur players around. The first One Drop tournament was held in 2012, and the follow-up this year as soon as once again generated the biggest purse of this poker year.
42 players proved for the 2014 Big One for One Drop, and poker that is 23-year-old Daniel Colman moved away with a life-changing prize of simply over $15.3 million along with his first WSOP bracelet. The massive win immediately vaulted Colman to sixth all-time in the Hendon Mob competition poker earnings list, with more than $18.2 million in job winnings.
This year’s version was more heavily tilted in favor of career poker players while the first One Drop tournament was roughly evenly split between high-rolling pros and ultra-rich amateurs. There were about 30 professionals on the list of 42 entrants, and ultimately, the battle for the spot that is top down to two full-time poker players.
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