In an interview that was published 22/5, 11-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth said that there is a big chance that he will play the $1,000,000 buy-in event Big One for One Drop at this summer's WSOP because he has found stakers to pay a large chunk of the massive buy-in.
Phil Hellmuth: I haven't even tried to raise money for the "Big One" yet. Then I talked to just one guy and I got a text [...] Read more » 2012 WSOP: Phil Hellmuth as good as ready for the $1m buy-in event!
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After reading this text I got the impression that Phil Helmut is a very humble person, like if he didn’t had the notion of what he represents in the poker world. Was he surprised for having someone telling him he would help him support the costs (and, obviously, the profits, if there are some)? Ok, supporting someone with $100 is not the same of doing it with $250k, but Phil is used to look at values like this.