WSOP Colossus II Occasion Brings in Huge Numbers
Men lie, females lie, numbers never. The entire world number Of Poker continues to grow in stature and also the proof is in the figures, which keep on being quite staggering. A year ago, the WSOP Colossus occasion had the most individuals for any occasion in 2015, so that as the 2016 version began this weekend the competition was likely to break records aswell.
The 2016 edition of Colossus, named Colossus II, features 21,613 entries, which is down from 22,374 in 2015, but that is nevertheless a number that is incredible of. Reports are stating that 3,245 players will be able to cash down in this occasion as there’s a reward pool of $10,806,500 to draw from. That range players that may cash down is a record.
You will find going to be six flights and several of these have previously began. The breakdown will look as follows: Flight A will have 3,249 players, then 2,153 for Flight B, 3,770 for Flight C, 3,099 for Flight D, 4,855 for Flight E and 4,487 for Flight F. The top players from those move that is will to Day 2 and also the winner regarding the event will probably get at minimum a million bucks, that is a lot more than the $638,880 that Cord Garcia won in the inaugural occasion in 2015. Bradley McFarland arrived in 2nd to Garcia, and he took home $386,253. The lowest reward cash in the top five ended up being $182,348.
The Colossus II is a massive hold that is no-limit competition that costs $565 to get involved with, so that it must not be that much of a surprise that the involvement numbers are incredibly huge. (more…)