Former NBA Superstar Tony Parker Eradicated from 2021 WSOP Major Match

Yearly, the International Collection of Poker Major Match draws all kinds of poker gamers from around the globe, together with celebrities and well known athletes. This yr, four-time NBA champion Tony Parker used to be within the combine on Day 1b of the 2021 WSOP Major Match.

“I simply love the sport, and now that I’m retired I’ve were given extra time,” Parker instructed PokerGO’s Jeff Platt. “I’ve been taking part in for twenty years and I at all times stated to myself that I sought after to a minimum of have the revel in and play within the Major Match. I did a event in San Antonio 5 months in the past. It used to be like 350 other folks and I received the event to qualify for the Major Match.”

Parker’s 2021 WSOP Major Match used to be short-lived, although. The 2007 NBA Finals MVP discovered himself all in with king-queen towards Ashly Butler’s ace-king.

The nine-four-two flop did not anything for Parker, however a jack at the flip did give him some further outs with an within instantly draw. The river used to be some other 9 to pair the board and that eradicated Parker from the contest.

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Author: Bradley Watson