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 poker that is important of the year, traditionally, has always been the World variety of Poker Main Event. But in recent years, a brand new tournament has brought its place while the many lucrative event with all the prize pool that is biggest. It is the $1 million buy-in Big One for starters Drop, the charity tournament that draws the very best professionals and some of the richest amateur players around. The first One Drop tournament was held in 2012, plus the follow-up this year as soon as once again created the biggest purse regarding the poker year.
42 players ended up for the 2014 Big One for One Drop, and poker that is 23-year-old Daniel Colman moved away with a life-changing prize of simply over $15.3 million together with his first WSOP bracelet. The massive win immediately vaulted Colman to sixth all-time in the Hendon Mob competition poker earnings list, with more than $18.2 million in career 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 on the list of 42 entrants, and ultimately, the battle for the spot that is top down to two full-time poker players.