WSOP Colossus II Event Produces Huge Numbers
Men lie, females lie, numbers cannot. The entire world number Of Poker continues to grow in stature as well as the evidence is within the numbers, which are quite staggering. A year ago, the WSOP Colossus event had many participants for just about any occasion in 2015, so when the 2016 version began this weekend the tournament ended up being likely to break records as well.
The 2016 version of Colossus, named Colossus II, features 21,613 entries, which is down from 22,374 in 2015, but that is still a number that is incredible of. Reports are saying that 3,245 players will probably be able to cash down in this event as there is a reward pool of $10,806,500 to draw from. That wide range of players that may cash away is a record.
You will find likely to be six routes and several of them have previously began. The breakdown will look the following: Flight A will have 3,249 players, then 2,153 for Flight B, 3,770 for Flight C, 3,099 for Flight D, 4,855 for Flight E and 4,487 for Flight F. The most effective players from those will move on to Day 2 plus the winner associated with occasion will probably get at minimum a million dollars, which is a lot more than the $638,880 that Cord Garcia won into the inaugural event in 2015. Bradley McFarland arrived in 2nd to Garcia, in which he took house $386,253. The prize money that is lowest within the top five had been $182,348.
The Colossus II is just a massive hold that is no-limit tournament that costs $565 to get involved with, so that it shouldn’t be that much of the shock that the involvement figures are so huge. Continue reading