The 2014 WSOP Main Event held in Las Vegas will be among the biggest tournaments in the tournament’s continuum, attracting 6,683 entrants from over 87 countries its top prize was 10 million USDs.
The final players are conferred a 9th award money on arriving at the ultimate table while the remainder lies in an interest generating account and is channeled to the eight top players. Though not all players sail through to the top and wring out the lion’s share, those who trail in the near positions also get their share of the cake.
Veteran Jose Luis Velador bested the army of poker players in the WSOP 2014 where he placed 10th upon being eliminated at the penultimate November Nine tournaments.
Luis did not rise to the top in 2014; he has wide experience in the casinos and has locked horns with top players where he has performed amazingly well. He boasts twin World Series of Poker Bracelets under his belt while he was the best among all gold bracelet holders in the aforesaid event. Emerging 10th in the WSOP, he did collect an inspiring $565,193. He had clinched his first-ever bracelet at the 2008 WSOP in a $1,500 NLHE Main Event to take home $574,734. The 2010 WSOP also came in handy to cement his repute as he notched another bracelet in a $2,500 pot-limit hold’em Omaha to rake in $260,552.
An epitome for enthusiasts who contemplate leveraging the lucrative gambling industry, Luis will go down the annals of poker history as among the most successful poker players of all times. 2014 hitherto, his overall live tournament earnings were beyond $2,000,000. He is still energetic and can leverage his lengthy experience to final table in the upcoming WSOP events. He may also cast his net to capture the European Poker Tour, World Poker Tour, and online gambling that has gained traction and is copious with opportunities.