Ten more players have signed up for the $1 million buy-in Big one for One Drop charity poker tournament.
There are 23 seats still available for the World Series of Poker Big one for One Drop $1 million buy-in No-Limit Hold’em charity poker tournament. Participants will gather at an American poker room, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Nine out of the ten new players are participating at the charity poker event for the first time. The list includes first female entrant Vanessa Selbst, Survivor contestant Jean-Robert Bellande, poker pro Anthony Gregg from Maryland, German players Fabian Quoss, Max Altergott, Christoph Vogelsang, Niklas Heinecker and Tobias Reinkemeier, Igor Kurganov from Russia, as well as an anonymous Asian businessman.
Charity poker tournament
According to recent gambling news, the ESPN will be producing a multi-day coverage from the second installment of the event.
“I’m so excited to be taking part in The Big one for One Drop this year,” said Selbst. “I didn’t get to play in 2012, but after seeing how much fun everyone had with the event as well as how profound an impact it had on One Drop, I knew I had to be a part of it this time around.”
The event takes place between June 29 and July 1. If all 56 available seats are filled, the final prize pool could reach in excess of $20 million. The organizers will donate $111,111 of each $1 million buy-in for One Drop.