Daniel Colman won the 2014 Big One for One Drop, earning $15.3 million, but has reservations about the game as a whole. (Image: WSOP)
The absolute most poker that is important of the season, traditionally, has always been the World Series of Poker Main Event. But in recent years, a brand new tournament has had its place because the many lucrative occasion because of the biggest award pool. It’s the $1 million buy-in Big One for starters Drop, the charity tournament that draws the very best professionals and some of the amateur players that are richest around. The first One Drop tournament was held in 2012, and the follow-up this year when once again created the purse that is biggest of this poker 12 months.
42 players turned out 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 just 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 profession 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 one of the 42 entrants, and ultimately, the battle for the top spot came down to two full-time poker players.