Thursday, 30 May 2013
Just before the first WSOP event kicked off yesterday, Daniel Negreanu held a bidding party for his annual $25,000 WSOP Fantasy Draft.
Inviting friends and pros from across the poker community, the competition is a way for those with a spare $25,000 to add some extra spice to the Series and potentially win some money. Operating under a set of basic rules, the structure is as follows: Teams pay $25,000 to enter.Each team has 200 bidding units and they must select eight players.The team with the best performing players at the end of the WSOP will win some money. As the auction began, 14 teams had been assembled and, after a few hours tactically bidding on the players they wanted, a total of 112 players spread amongst the teams. After completing the draft, Negreanu said that he was confident of his which team included: Shaun Deeb, John Juanda, Scott Clements, David Williams, Andy Frankenberger, Bryan Devonshire, Antonio Esfandiari and Mike Sexton. During the bidding process some obvious players, such as Jason Mercier (101 credits), Phil Ivey (110) and Phil Hellmuth (88 credits) went for a premium. However, there were still some bargains to be found as the likes of Jason Somerville, Isaac Haxton and Antonio Esfandiari were all bought for the miniscule price tag of one credit. To check out the draft, click here.
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