The Colossus has been a success so far.
The planet group of Poker’s inaugural ‘Colossus’ competition has, as expected, smashed all the records to become the live poker tournament that is biggest ever staged.
Twenty-two thousand three hundred and seventy-four players proved during the period of four Day 1 flights to play in the event, beating the previous WSOP record, the 2006 Main Event, by (calculator out) 13,601 players.
The function represents a strategic departure for the WSOP and Caesars as the event now has the additional aim of boosting the numbers at WSOP.com.
Thus, in 2010’s Series is fully targeted at attract the ‘right’ kind of player, and plenty of them: the kind of player who might be drawn to multi-table a few money games or tournaments with low to mid-level buy-ins while they’re in city.
The Colossus is just a full case in point.
With its buy-in that is affordable of565, and tantalizing $5 million fully guaranteed prize pool, it was designed to paper your house with players.
The WSOP is peppered with large-field, low buy-in events this present year, and also includes an online bracelet tournament.
Mobiles at the Dining Table
For the first-time, players will be permitted to bring their cellular devices towards the tables to play online during WSOP events.
Caesars convinced the Nevada Gaming Control Board to waive its one-player-per-IP-address rule, meaning that the Rio and all sorts of other Caesars properti Continua a leggere