WSOP Las Vegas Series Had her first game drawing a bonus bracelet at the $500 casino employee event. The third event in the festival’s 50-year history, it attracted 1,015 entrants and totaled $426,300 in prize money. Many have already attributed this number to the fact that the upcoming summer will be a record-breaking one for the WSOP.
Peter Tai from California won the competition. He works as a dealer at a local casino. Heading into the final table, Peter doubled up several opponents with his own chip lead, but then stepped up to claim his first win. His first-place prize is $75,535.
Peter describes himself as an avid poker player, although he doesn’t devote much time to it. It’s worth noting that the new champion is more cash-oriented, which makes his victory all the more meaningful.
“I didn’t expect to win in any way. I was here just for fun, but one thing led to another. It was an unforgettable experience,” Tye commented.
Peter has since returned to California, but has promised to return and play more events.
Meanwhile, the WSOP begins with a selection of Steam Up. Four events are currently underway.
The $25,000 High Roller has reached its final table. Some of the biggest names include Chance Kornuth and Jake Schindler. ban, Jake appears to have escaped the WSOP blacklist and is in contention for his second bracelet.
The Mystery Millions tournament continues to gain momentum. I just finished posting Day 1 and Day 1A and it’s already Attracted over 2,000 players. Everyone had the most important goal – breaking the million dollar bounty.
The $1,500 Dealer’s Picks Tournament attracted 456 players, with dozens of celebrities leaving their tracks. Registration is still open today, so there’s a good chance a few hundred more will sign up.
More than 200 players didn’t play in the Championship Freeroll – 990 726 of the poker players sat at the bracelet tables and ring stands. With 224 players remaining, the final is scheduled for June 4.