Doyle Brunson Poker Classic Ready to begin

Published on: December 11, 2007 

The tournament play for 2007 is drawing to a close. Many wins are already history, but there is still one major live event to go. The 2007 ‘Doyle Brunson Classic’ on the World Poker Tour is set to play starting Wednesday, December 12th, and it stands as the last for this year.

The Doyle Brunson Classic otherwise known as the 5 Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event, is one that has historically been full of competition and subsequently expectation. Some recent winners include people like Joe Hachem, Minh Ly, Carlos Mortensen, and Gus Hansen. This title has only been won over the last 5 years against some of the best players in the world, like Daniel Negreanu.

As this stacked and highly anticipated event gets under way, the coverage and scrutaniy will be intense for all the players who will be working to get to the final televised table.

This year’s event is going to have a 15 thousand dollar plus 400 buy in. the field for last years event brought nearly 600 poker players to the tables. This vast number of live players brought the total prize pool to nearly 8.5 million dollars. Joe Hachem brought home more than 2 million for his efforts in the event, which was a 10 thousand dollar plus, buy in event. This year should the event field be matched could bring the prize pool to nearly 9 million dollars

The tournament will hold 2 day 1’s splitting the field in half for the first two days of play. 1-A will be hosted on the 12th of December, followed by 1-B on the 13th. Both days will begin play at 12 pm local time, and will continue to be hosted by the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The field will converge together on Friday to continue play until the final table is determined on the 18th. With a possible competitive field size of nearly 600 players, this event will be an entertaining mix of amazing online poker players as well as those who made a name for themselves on the live poker circuit.

With the historical achievements made in 2007, the World Poker Classic will prove to be more than just another live poker tournament. This unbelievable mix of poker talent will certainly add itself to the poker history books, as has most of the 2007 poker events, live poker and online poker. The poker world will watch eagerly as this final 2007 Main Event gets moving tomorrow.

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