The just ended week has had numerous poker games going on with some of the events being the most prestigious ones in the world. Similarly notable is the facet that, they all ended with the winner taking a golden bracelet home plus a cash prize on top.

This week  saw the first ever world series of poker  APAC come to an end. The main event of the tournament had attracted a total of 405 entrants looking to have a share of the prize pool that totaled to AUD $3, 847, 500. But mostly on their mind was the golden bracelet.

Amongst the 405 entrants, the number of players expected to have a share of the prize pool was 104. The huge top prize and the prestige of holding a bracelet helped attract the amazing turnout which included some of the world big names. Some of the huge names present was Daniel Negreanu who was looking to win his 5th bracelet for the second time this month after he lost his earlier trial in a different tournament to his friend Phil Ivey, even though he had taken advantage of a joining offer. For Phil he was  amongst those who were not going to enjoy the share of the prize pool this time. Daniel did not however win the bracelet as he had anticipated viewing that Phil was not going to be a problem this time.

Other players who were named favourites to win the bracelet included Rupert Elder, Eric Saidel and Johny Collopy who closed the list of the top 40 players expected to be the biggest top gainers at the event. The event which was held at the crown casino witnessed a highly competitive level of play with all players setting their mind on the bracelet. However, the day as equally not so kind to most of the players as a majority of them were eliminated as  the day went by.

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