Daniel Colman won the 2014 Big One for One Drop, earning $15.3 million, but has reservations about the game generally speaking. (Image: WSOP)
The most important poker competition of the season, traditionally, has constantly been the World group of Poker Main Event. But in recent years, a new tournament has brought its place while the most lucrative event using the biggest award pool. It is the $1 million buy-in Big One for starters Drop, the charity tournament that draws the greatest advantages and some of the wealthiest amateur players around. The first One Drop tournament was held in 2012, and the follow-up this year once once more generated the purse that is biggest for the poker 12 months.
42 players ended up for the 2014 Big One for One Drop, and poker that is 23-year-old Daniel Colman walked away with a life-changing prize of simply over $15.3 million along with his first WSOP bracelet. The win that are massive vaulted Colman to sixth all-time in the Hendon Mob tournament poker earnings list, with more than $18.2 million in job winnings.
This year's version was more heavily tilted in favor of career poker players while the first One Drop tournament was roughly evenly split between high-rolling pros and ultra-rich amateurs. There were about 30 professionals among the 42 entrants, and ultimately, the battle for the top spot came down to two full-time poker players.
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