Daniel Colman won the 2014 Big One for One Drop, earning $15.3 million, but has reservations about the game in general. (Image: WSOP)
The absolute most important poker competition of the year, traditionally, has constantly been the World variety of Poker Main Event. But in recent years, a brand new tournament has brought its place as the most lucrative event aided by the prize pool that is biggest. It is the $1 million buy-in Big One for starters Drop, the charity tournament that draws top advantages and some of the amateur players that are richest around. The first One Drop tournament was held in 2012, and also the follow-up this year as soon as once again produced the purse that is biggest of this poker 12 months.
42 players proved for the 2014 Big One for One Drop, and poker that is 23-year-old Daniel Colman walked away with a life-changing prize of simply over $15.3 million together with his first WSOP bracelet. The win that are massive vaulted Colman to sixth all-time in the Hendon Mob competition poker earnings list, with more than $18.2 million in profession winnings.
While the first One Drop competition was roughly evenly split between high-rolling benefits and ultra-rich amateurs, this season’s version was more heavily tilted in support of career poker players. There were about 30 professionals among the 42 entrants, and ultimately, the battle for the top spot came down to two full-time poker players.