Phil Ivey validated as the very first Big One for One Drop gamer

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The $1 million buy-in competition returns this year as a World Poker Tour occasion instead of a World Series of Poker bracelet occasion. It becomes part of the WPT World Championship and happens in between December 18-20.

Showing what an enigma Ivey is, an uncommon tweet and 2 basic words on a video sufficed to get the poker world talking.

I’m in. You?

$1,000,000 @WPT The Big One for @onedrop at #WPTWorldChampionship @WynnLasVegas

— Phil Ivey (@philivey) September 14, 2023

“The Big One is what high stakes is everything about. Everybody’s video game will raise when they play in the greatest buy-in occasion in WPT history,” stated Ivey.

Ivey is a World Poker Tour ambassador, so it was just natural he was the very first revealed gamer. No doubt there will be more statements like this in the next couple of months and provided the present flourishing state of live poker and High Roller occasions, we might see a record-breaking field. Another WPT Ambassador made his intents clear about the occasion …

How numerous penis do I require to draw to make this take place? @StakeKings @wpt_global

— Rampage (@rampagepoker) September 14, 2023

6 percent of each buy-in will straight benefit the One Drop Foundation to continue its objective of making sure sustainable access to safe water, sanitation and health for neighborhoods dealing with severe obstacles, and one percent will be held as your home charge.

The Big One for One Drop has actually had a five-year hiatus, the previous versions appeared like this:

Occasion name
Reward (US$)

$1,000,000 Big One for One Drop
Antonio Esfandiari

$1,000,000 Big One for One Drop
Dan Colman

2016 *
EUR1,000,000 Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza *
Elton Tsang

$1,000,000 Big One for One Drop
Justin Bonomo

* This occasion was an invite-only occasion for amateur gamers, pros were not enabled to play.

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barry carter Barry Carter Barry Carter is the editor of and the co-author of The Mental Game of Poker 1 & & 2, Poker Satellite Strategy, PKO Poker Strategy & & the brand-new book Endgame Poker Strategy

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