Daniel Colman won the 2014 Big One for One Drop, earning $15.3 million, but has reservations about the game as a whole. (Image: WSOP)
Probably the most poker that is important of the year, traditionally, has constantly been the World Series of Poker Main Event. But in recent years, a brand new tournament has brought its place because the most lucrative occasion utilizing the prize pool that is biggest. It’s the $1 million buy-in Big One for starters Drop, the charity tournament that attracts top pros and some of the wealthiest amateur players around. The first One Drop tournament was held in 2012, additionally the follow-up this year once once again generated the biggest purse associated with the poker year.
42 players turned out for the 2014 Big One for One Drop, and poker that is 23-year-old Daniel Colman moved away with a life-changing prize of just over $15.3 million along with his first WSOP bracelet. The massive win immediately vaulted Colman to sixth all-time in the Hendon Mob tournament poker earnings list, with more than $18.2 million in profession winnings.
While 1st One Drop competition was roughly evenly split between high-rolling professionals and ultra-rich amateurs, in 2010’s version was more heavily tilted and only career poker players. There were about 30 professionals on the list of 42 entrants, and ultimately, the battle for the top spot arrived down to two full-time poker players.