Winner To Receive $197,743Published on 2015-07-02 19:51:00
The first ever online bracelet event in the history of the World Series of Poker, which is being contested on WSOP.com, drew a total of 905 runners.
Given the $1,000 buy-in, this means that the tournament will have a total prize pool of $859,750. The winner of the event will walk away with $197,743 and the World Series of Poker bracelet, while the runner-up will walk away with $116,066. The top 100 spots will pay a minimum of $1,805.
A number of well-known names, including the likes of Mohsin Charania, Shannon Shorr and Greg Merson, decided to take part in the inaugural World Series of Poker Online Bracelet event. The tournament is open to anybody who is currently within Nevada's borders.
Play in the tournament will continue until there are just six players left. At that point, the tournament will be halted until Saturday, July 4th. The tournament will then move from the online felt to the Rio, where the remaining players will play down to the winner on the ESPN Main Stage.
The tournament is being streamed on the World Series of Poker's Twitch.tv channel at:
In addition, the results of big hands are being shown on the WSOP Youtube channel:
All in all, a decent turnout for the first ever online World Series of Poker bracelet event.
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