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 most poker that is important of the year, traditionally, has constantly been the planet number of Poker Main Event. But in recent years, a brand new tournament has taken its place due to the fact many lucrative occasion using the biggest reward pool. It’s the $1 million buy-in Big One for starters Drop, the charity tournament that attracts the most effective pros plus some of the amateur players that are richest around. The first One Drop tournament was held in 2012, as well as the follow-up this year when again produced the biggest purse regarding the poker 12 months.
42 players proved for the 2014 Big One for One Drop, and 23-year-old poker pro Daniel Colman moved away with a life-changing prize of simply over $15.3 million along 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 arrived down to two full-time poker players.