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WSOP Big One for One Drop: 30 players confirmed so far (1 million buy-in)

Tags: 2012 wsop, big one for one drop, guy Laliberté
Posted on Friday, April 13, 2012 by "T".
Yesterday ONE DROP Chairman and Cirque du Soleil Founder Guy Laliberté announced that 30 players have confirmed that they will participate in the $1,000,000 buy-in event on July 1-3 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In total, the event has space for 48 players, so another 18 seats are still available. According to WSOP.com, $111,111 from each $1,000,000 buy-in will be d[...]   Read more » WSOP Big One for One Drop: 30 players confirmed so far (1 million buy-in)

  13-Apr-12, 13:08   #1
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GeneYuss 

Joined: Jan '08
Location: Canada
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Wow, this should be an awesome event. Lot's of rich business men helping a cause and having fun and a lot of poker pros that have an advantage but helping donate too.

     
  13-Apr-12, 13:15   #2
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Fakiry 

Joined: Apr '09
Location: Portugal
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And Blom is still not on the list, why do you think that happens? Isn't he interested in this type of action. The winner of this tourney will for sure be remembered for a long time as the winner of the biggest first prize ever on a poker tourney. I think this will be a record difficult to beat. And my bet goes to... Patrick Antonius!

     
  13-Apr-12, 17:38   #3
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Chartoule 
Joined: May '09
Location: Spain
Age: 41 (M)
Posts: 1261
Just one million buyin, i pay it with my pocket money.. wtf!!!!!

How many players can pay this amount? Real players not riches who want to say they were in the 1 milloin WSOP Big One. How many scarey moeny will be in bubble? What will do the bubbleman? Find a nice bridge?

     
  13-Apr-12, 17:44   #4
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GIOMi6 

Joined: Feb '10
Location: Suriname
Age: 39 (M)
Posts: 1189
That is a lot of money, but these players have a multimillion dollar bankroll, so one million dollar is just a tiny fraction of their bankroll. They know how to manage their bankroll.

     
  13-Apr-12, 23:11   #5
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Saunders 
Joined: Apr '12
Location: Ireland
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How will it affect the way they play???

     
  13-Apr-12, 23:25   #6
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noonlion 

Joined: Mar '12
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WOWx100

But not unexpected there'd be an event this big really - people love big money action.

Imagine being the first guy to hit the rails... tearing up just thinking about it

As for Blom - he's probably not got enough moolah to stake on one game - I think that guys swings are crazy. Plus he seems pretty shy and not that huge into live play.

     
  14-Apr-12, 00:45   #7
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Jockn4510 
Joined: Aug '11
Location: Canada
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they should have way more of these kind of tournaments to make the world a better place at the expense of the casinos rake...haha they make enough anyway

     
  14-Apr-12, 03:05   #8
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Greenmohave 

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Location: United States
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This is great to see such a charity event for such a great cause. I might catch some of the live play since my wife and family will be in the near vincinity of the RIO the last week of June / 1st week of July. Just hope the wife will go for it.

No matter I will be watching this. I can't believe Ruffin bought in. I miss watching High Stakes Poker to even if I don't care to much for Ruffin. Shows he really cares though so I can't say to muchas a person great, his poker Hmm.

     
  14-Apr-12, 04:36   #9
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ProBucurest1 

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Location: Romania
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WOW...WOW and WOW.ONE DROP Chair and Cirque du Soleil® Founder Guy Laliberté is one of the most kind-hearted man, and with Tournament field like this one with such a big names of poker participating, it will be a very tough way to reach the first place.

     
  14-Apr-12, 06:53   #10
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Macubaas 
Joined: Apr '11
Location: Romania
Age: 27 (M)
Posts: 6668
I don't know why but i think that Phil Ivey will also participate to this event if Full tilt poker will reopen by then and people will get their money back...

Still, looking at that list i think the best chances to take this is Erik Seidel, he is by far the most experienced.

     
  14-Apr-12, 15:39   #11
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pochui 

Joined: May '08
Location: Lithuania
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that's what i'm talking about! now a million buy in i just about right to call a tournament huge...the usual names like dwan, antonius, tony g, negreanu, hansen are as always ready to take on the action at any situation and stakes- good to see that, ivey is missing, maybe he will change his mind yet

     
  14-Apr-12, 15:50   #12
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Davoodoo 

Joined: Apr '08
Location: Finland
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Posts: 1612
The only player that actually can afford this buy in is guy laliberte Big Smile

     
  15-Apr-12, 08:59   #13
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Fakiry 

Joined: Apr '09
Location: Portugal
Age: 37 (M)
Posts: 4764
you can think about extremely rich donks but dont think there will be scary money in this tourney, it's just too much for that. And the news don't say it, but the winner will receive another very nice prize besides the money: a platinum bracelet!

     
  15-Apr-12, 09:55   #14
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mahdrof 

Joined: Nov '09
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Hmmm, I wonder if BRM is interested in sponsoring me.

     
  16-Apr-12, 08:14   #15
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raduiacob 
Joined: Apr '12
Location: Romania
Age: 29 (M)
Posts: 29
wow 1 million spectacular buyin

     
  17-Apr-12, 11:01   #16
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ionellu 
Joined: Jan '11
Location: Romania
Age: 34 (M)
Posts: 18
where is phil ivey? he is not on the list.
it is sombody to know somthing about him?

     
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