The 9 bracelets allowing to participate in the final of the Main Event have therefore found their very deserving owners.
For this 39 edition, this is Online Casino Malaysia, Eric Buchman, Steven Begleiter, Jeff Shulman, Joseph Cada, Kevin Schaffel and James Akenhead. We will also note the presence of the legendary Phil Ivey, holder of 7 bracelets, but also of the young and talented 25-year-old Frenchman, Antoine Saout.
The championship takes place as a No Limit Texas Hold’em tournament with an initial bet of $10,000. The winner will be awarded the sum of $8.5 million and the loser is already sure to leave with $1.25 million.
In comparison last year the first, Peter Eastgate pocketed $9.1 million with Ace diamonds 5 spades against Ivan Demidov and 2 hearts 4 hearts.
The championship takes place over 3 days, the final being played on November 9 with a broadcast on the 10th on ESPN and on RTL9 in France.
About the WSOP
Held annually since 1970 in Las Vegas, the World Series of Poker, commonly abbreviated as the WSOP, are the world championships of poker. During the WSOP, several tournaments are played (in 2023, 57 tournaments). The entry price for a tournament varies between $1,500 and $50,000. The winner of each tournament wins money and a bracelet for the “Main Event”. The main tournament is the Main Event, it is a No Limit Texas Hold’em tournament with an entry price of $10,000.
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Sexton was born in Indiana on September 22, 1947, graduated from Ohio State University in “Public recreation”, he began his professional career, after the army, as a representative. Seeing that he was more successful in poker than in business, he devoted himself to it in 1977. As he was also involved in coaching the baseball team of the “Little League”, a charity organization for young prevented him from participating …