The biggest shopping event of the year 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was always attracted to a field full of stars. And when the cards went up Event # 50: $ 250,000 Super High Roller Earlier today, there were no players on the track to watch.
With almost twenty players on the field, there were regular High Roller players, poker legends and some completely unknown people who wanted to get out on one of the smallest bracelets on the summer.
Big names and unknown field
Phil Iveywho just finished second in the $ 100,000 High Roller was one of the players sitting with the cards in the air and was joined by the title defenders. Adrian Mateos, Alex Foxen, Chris BrewerAmbassador of GGPoker Jason Koon and Christoph Vogelsang.
Including other players less familiar to poker lovers Masashi Oyahotel magnate Nilesh Patelbusinesswoman Kathy Lehne and Liron Shimon.
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One of the first players to sit was GGPoker Ambassador Daniel Negreanu who says he was ready for deep poker from the start.
“… people are going to be on the streets, as they say!”
“That’s great!” he said PokerNews “$ 250,000 and its unique thing is that it’s a really good structure, unlike any other for some reason. That means people are on the streets, as they say!
“Just really, very deep stack poker right now!”
Negreanu has a pretty good record of $ 250,000 in buy-ins and is second in the tournament. 2014 Big One for One Drop and also in second place c2018 Super High Roller Bowl for a total of more than $ 11 million in cash.
He spoke PokerNews that his line of entries was 40 and the field should be good.
“I’ve heard it’s going to be a good turnout. I’ve heard that there are players from New York or elsewhere I may have never seen before. The first man to sit down has never seen him before in my life!
“I’m looking right now and it’ll probably be good.”
One player he certainly recognized was David Peters who also have a long poker CV for high stakes poker tournaments.
The four-time WSOP bracelet winner in the $ 250,000+ tournaments has a huge selection of money from Macao to Cyprus, South Korea and the United States, but he says even then it makes him excited to play.
“There are a lot of great players out there […] It should be a lot of fun! ”
“There is definitely a little more excitement,” he said. “It’s a really big tournament, especially when it comes to the WSOP. There are a lot of great players out there, a lot of people we can’t play with so much. It should be a lot of fun.”
Although the event was always on Peter’s 2022 WSOP agenda, he said it certainly stood out.
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“I’m definitely looking at this schedule the most. The one I’m most excited about and trying to prepare for the most. It’s definitely a special tournament.”
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Will Shilliier is based in the United Kingdom. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in German from the University of Kent in 2017 and then studied for an NCTJ diploma in sports journalism at Manchester Sportsbet. He previously worked as a freelance live reporter and video presenter for the World Poker Tour.
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