47th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) is in full swing right now in Las Vegas
, the casino Rio. The first tournament was held for the employees of the casino - No-Limit Hold'em tournament with a buy-in of $ 565. This year's event attracted 731 participants representing various casinos
, and the winner was 45-year-old Christopher Sand, who won a WSOP
champion bracelet in addition, the main prize of the tournament pay - $ 75,157.
Christopher Sand came to the competition in the Californian city of Diamond Bar, where he works as a cashier at Caesars Palace. is he
said that his favorite poker discipline is a Seven-Card Stud and No Limit Hold'em he was interested from 2003, when there was a poker boom in the US.
Next Colossus II tournament with a buy-in of $ 565, which has already been successfully launched. Last year, this tournament has crossed the old attendance record by gathering a huge pool of players in the 22374 register.
At the current WSOP Colossus II received $ 7 million guaranteed prize pool and the winner, in addition to gold bracelet series, will receive at least $ 1 million in prize money.