The Colossus has been a success so far.
The planet group of Poker’s inaugural ‘Colossus’ tournament has, as anticipated, smashed all the records to become the live poker tournament that is biggest ever staged.
Twenty-two thousand three hundred and seventy-four players proved over the course of four Day 1 routes to play in the event, beating the WSOP that is previous record the 2006 Main Event, by (calculator out) 13,601 players.
The big event represents a strategic departure for the WSOP and Caesars as the event now has the additional aim of boosting the numbers at WSOP.com.
Therefore, this season’s Series is fully geared to attract the ‘right’ sort of player, and plenty of them: the kind of player who might be attracted to multi-table a few cash games or tournaments with low to mid-level buy-ins while they’re in city.
The Colossus is really a full just to illustrate.
With its affordable buy-in of $565, and tantalizing $5 million guaranteed in full prize pool, it ended up being designed to paper your house with players.
The WSOP is peppered with large-field, low buy-in events this season, and even includes an online bracelet tournament.
Mobiles at the Table
For the time that is first players will be permitted to bring their mobile phones towards the tables to play online during WSOP events.
Caesars convinced the Nevada Gaming Control Board to waive its one-player-per-IP-address rule, meaning that the Rio and all other C Continue reading