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List of largest poker tournaments in history (by prize pool)

Index List of largest poker tournaments in history (by prize pool)

For the last eight years, the largest tournament in the world has been the World Series of Poker Main Event. [1]

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Anthony Gregg

Anthony "Tony" Gregg (born 1986) is an American professional poker player best known for winning the $111,111 One Drop High Roller in 2013 for a prize of $4,830,000.

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Big One for One Drop

The Big One for One Drop is a $1,000,000 buy-in No Limit hold 'em tournament hosted at the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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Buying in (poker)

In poker and gaming "buying in" is the process of entering a tournament that requires an up-front payment.

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Hong Kong dollar

The Hong Kong dollar (sign: HK$; code: HKD) is the official currency of Hong Kong.

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Martin Jacobson

Martin Jacobson (born 30 June 1987) is a Swedish professional poker player, originally from Stockholm, Sweden, but currently residing in London, England.

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One Drop Foundation

One Drop is an international non-profit organization created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté, focused on water initiatives.

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Online poker

Online poker is the game of poker played over the Internet.

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Poker tournament

A poker tournament is a tournament where players compete by playing poker.

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PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is an annual televised poker tournament.

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Qui Nguyen (poker player)

Qui Nguyen (born 1977) is a Vietnamese-American poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Scott Blumstein

Scott Blumstein (born March 27, 1992) is an American poker player from Morristown, New Jersey.

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Scotty Nguyen

Thuận B. "Scotty" Nguyễn (born October 28, 1962) is a Vietnamese American professional poker player who is a five-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, most notably as the winner of the 1998 World Series of Poker Main Event and the 2008 World Series of Poker $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. World Championship.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) is United States legislation regulating online gambling.

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World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas and, since 2005, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment Corporation (known as Harrah's Entertainment until 2010).

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2012 World Series of Poker

The 2012 World Series of Poker was the 43rd annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_poker_tournaments_in_history_(by_prize_pool)

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