The Colossus has been a success so far.
The World 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 turned out over the course of four Day 1 routes to play in the event, beating the WSOP that is previous record the 2006 Main Event, by (calculator out) 13,601 players.
The event represents a departure that is strategic the WSOP and Caesars as the event now has the additional aim of boosting the numbers at WSOP.com.
Hence, this present year’s Series is fully targeted at attract the ‘right’ type of player, and a lot of them: the sort 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 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 even includes an online bracelet tournament.
Mobiles at the Dining Table
For the time that is first players will be allowed to create their mobile phones 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 other Caesars (більше…)