Dan Smith’s Hot Take: Wynn Millions Better Than The WSOP Main Event

Dan Smith gave what he dubs a “scorching take” on Twitter when he proclaimed the $10,000 buy-in Wynn Tens of millions Major Match, which is currently underway in Las Vegas, awesome to the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Major Match. He in short defined his reasoning and it’s not as loopy of an opinion as it will appear at the floor.

The second Annual Wynn Tens of millions tournament — PokerNews is live reporting all of the event — includes a $10 million assured prize pool. In some years, the WSOP Major Match can pay $10 million or extra …. to the winner. However there may be extra to judging the standard of a poker tournament than simply the full prize pool, as Smith defined in a tweet.

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Wynn Poker

Better Venue?

Smith argues that the Wynn Millions being held in a “nice venue” is a benefit to the players. The WSOP has been held at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino since 2005, and plenty of poker avid gamers had an damaging opinion of the valuables.

This coming summer time, the collection is shifting to Bally’s (soon to be the Horseshoe) and Paris at the Las Vegas Strip. So, we’re going to wait and notice if the poker group prefers that venue to the Rio.

On the other hand, the Wynn, additionally at the Strip, is likely one of the most opulent lodge casinos on this planet, and poker avid gamers persistently rave concerning the personnel and the way smartly they perform tournaments.

Advantage to His Take

There are a selection of similarities between the Wynn Tens of millions Major Match and the WSOP Major Match, beginning with the similar $10,000 buy-in. Lots of the similar avid gamers that compete in poker’s international championship tournament even have entered the primary two main Wynn occasions, with execs comparable to Daniel Negreanu and Dan Smith struggling with it out for large greenbacks in opposition to leisure avid gamers chasing life-changing cash.

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Andrew Moreno/2021 Wynn Tens of millions

Ultimate summer time, Andrew Moreno, a San Diego poker professional making an attempt to turn out to be a event big name, took down the first ever Wynn Millions $10 million assured tournament for $1,460,106, and it modified his existence just like has came about for many who have received the WSOP Major Match through the years.

There are a couple of variations between the 2 massive Las Vegas poker tournaments, maximum particularly the WSOP Major Match is a freezeout, while the Wynn $10k permits for limitless re-entries, one explanation why a closely bankrolled professional comparable to Smith is any such fan.

Moreover, the sector championship tournament has been round since 1970 in comparison to 2021, and the WSOP’s most sensible annual tournament draws over 6,000 avid gamers each and every 12 months at the present time. Registration stays open within the 2022 Wynn Tens of millions, however the event remaining summer time had 1,328 entrants.

Whichever facet you might be on, each occasions are ancient. One is already an enduring poker event staple, and the opposite simply may turn out to be one in time. As for Smith, he bagged 184,000 on Day 1a of the event. Others to punch their tickets to Day 2 are Day 1b chip chief Jonathan Jaffe (382,000), Vanessa Kade (345,000), Uri Reichenstein, and Jason Koon (143,000),

The 3rd and ultimate flight of the 2022 Wynn Tens of millions gets underway at Midday native time on Saturday. Overdue registration stays open till roughly 9 p.m. PT.

Author: Bradley Watson