Poker players who have been waiting for the World Series of Poker 2012 will be thrilled to note that the WSOP officials have stepped up their game this year. The WSOP officials will be launching a super high roller poker tourney this year at Las Vegas and the event will have a $1 million buy-in.
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Naturally, a WSOP poker tourney with a $1 million buy-in will also feature one of the largest poker prizes to be offered at the Series. This event will feature a prize pot of $12 million or more for the lucky winner. This poker prize has been accrued to be the highest ever offered at a
World Series of Poker event. The tourney will host 30 poker players which is the current number confirmed for now; however, it is expected that even more players will join in this high roller event and eventually raise the pot even higher.
World Series of Poker officials have capped the number of participants at 48 players as a maximum; if this number of players should show up this will raise the poker prize amount for the first place winner to as much as $18 million.
This poker event is already creating great excitement among the US poker community and it is anticipated that poker players like Tom Dwan, Daniel Negreanu and Johnny Chan will be very interested in getting a piece of the action. This WSOP poker event is by far the richest poker event of its caliber to be held in Vegas.
This World Series of Poker event is called the Big One for One Drop and will take place on the 1st of July 2012 in Las Vegas. The main event and final table show down will be covered live by ESPN. Top poker professional players like Erik Seidel, an 8 time WSOP gold bracelet winner will be taking part in it. So far, 10 poker professionals have confirmed entry to the event, while the other 20 are business professionals and the rich and famous whoa re interested in a bit of fun for a million dollar buy-in. Phil Ruffin, casino billionaire and Guy Laliberte, who founded the Cirque du Soleil will be participating as well. As a result of this, poker pros can expect to find easy pickings at this event with inexperienced players sitting down to the table.
The WSOP has also set aside an 11 percent cut for charity, which will go to One Drop – a charity geared to provide water to suffering nations.

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