Poker players all over the world are attracted by the biggest Poker tournaments in the world. A test of might and wits is common in these tournaments, with top players being sure to bring their A-game to the table. The extravagant cash prizes and high-level play associated with these tournaments bring wide T.V. coverage, and it has been known for winners to walk away with millions in prize money.
World Series Of Poker
Dubbed the largest and most prestigious Poker tournament in the world, the World Series of Poker has been an annual event held in Las Vegas since 1970. The event paves the way for other tournaments held in the gambling capital of the United States. The winner of this $10,000, buy-in no-limit, Texas Hold ’em main event gains the title of the best Poker player in the world.
Online Poker Tournaments
The WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) is not only the biggest online Poker tournament; it is the biggest tournament on the planet. The tournament is sponsored by Pokerstars and is held annually on their official website. The motivation behind the creation of this was to provide an online equivalent to the World Series of Poker. Birthed in 2002, it has achieved just that goal.
Pokerstars are hellbent on making their online Poker presence felt all around the world. Another famous Poker tournament of theirs is dubbed the PokerStars Sunday Million. Every Sunday, around 7,000 players come together to battle it out for the $1,000,000 prize pool. It guarantees $150,000 or more to the winner. Players can enter the tournament either through the qualifiers, or they can buy in directly with $215. What’s more, players get to claim deposit match bonuses of 100% up to $600 at the site.
Poker Brings Millions Together
Poker and its variations can be considered to be one of the biggest and oldest games in the casino world. Due to its popularity, gamers from around the globe have a common language, which they each understand regardless of ethnic and geographical barriers. For this reason, there are thousands of Poker tournaments held in the US alone. The largest of these bring together crowds of hundreds of thousands of people on site, with hundreds of millions watching on T.V. from around the world.