World Series of Cash Games Coming in February?
World Series of Cash Games has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? While still short on details, the idea seems to be gaining momentum.
Live poker events
Mike Wattel won his second WSOP gold bracelet and the prize money of $245,451.
The 2015 WSOP Main Event champion added another title to his resume and collected $311,817 in prize money.
Players begin Event #42 the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Championship with 50,000 in chips and blinds starting at 100-200 and no ante.
You’re apparently a nobody in the poker world until you’ve been blasted by Phil Hellmuth for your bad play, which means Terrence Chan is now a definite somebody.
2015 Main Event Champion Joe McKeehen is now the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Champon as well.
Nadar Kakhmazov is on a run good for the ages after winning a WSOP gold bracelet over a field of 574 entries in $5K NLHE Six-Max and earning $580,338.
Event #39, a $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty that concluded in 15 hours and saw Rifat Palevic earn his first gold bracelet and $183,903 in prize money.
It has 56 of the world’s best poker players and leading amateurs paying $300,000 apiece to vie for the $6million first prize and it kicks off tonight.
Capitalizing on the popularity of sports stars is an interesting move and may just capture a wave of new players for online casinos.