There is some serious funds to be won at a major match like this, and that appeals to heaps of experienced gamers, like “Homeless Millionaire” Faraz Jaka, Twitch poker wiz Doug Polk and Josh Beckley, the next spot finisher in the 2015 Entire world Sequence of Poker Main Occasion. But given that so quite a few gamers won their trip to Punta Cana in online satellite tournaments, there’s a good deal additional recreational gamers living the aspiration at their pretty initially are living match. I talked to a number of of them at the seaside social gathering Saturday evening.
“Anyone can do it! If I’m below, I’m living evidence. It is a excellent time – you have got to appear!”
This was also a initially for John and Raquel from Pittsburgh.
“I played a match, The Beast” mentioned John. “Every Sunday, for $50, you have got a prospect to gain it. I figured, let’s give it a shot!”
“This is a at the time in a life time knowledge. I’ve normally wished to go somewhere to play a major match like this. I was not pondering below however! I was pondering perhaps Denver or somewhere like that. This is just out of the entire world for me!”
“I actually got into the Caribbean ocean!” mentioned Raquel. “All the way up to my chin – that’s a initially for me!
Congrats to the winners — hasta la vista!