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PokerNews Op-Ed: WSOP Opens Door for “New” Poker Triple Crown

WSOP Poker's New Triple Crown

For years, poker’s Triple Crown has remained consistent. A participant must take titles on the three main poker tours: the World Sequence of Poker (WSOP), the World Poker Tour (WPT) and the European Poker Tour (EPT).

On the different hand, the most contemporary announcement from the WSOP of three fairs in 2021 opens the door to the possibility of a brand original or presumably edifying a determined Triple Crown.

PokerNews Govt Editor Will Shillibier breaks down what this would presumably glimpse fancy.

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From Gavin Griffin to 2021

The Triple Crown is most definitely the most elusive accolades in poker. The truth is, more males possess walked on the surface of the moon than possess received poker’s Triple Crown.

Gavin Griffin’s victory in the 2008 WPT Borgata Winter Start didn’t edifying score him a groovy $1.4m in prize money. He wrote his name into poker historical past because the predominant Triple Crown winner after winning the EPT Huge Final in 2007 and a $3,000 Pot Restrict Aid’em WSOP bracelet in 2004.

Like a flash forward 13 years and Roberto Romanello grew to turn into the ninth participant to gain the feat; to this point the applicable participant whose Triple Crown incorporated an On-line WSOP bracelet.

Gavin Griffin Roberto Romanello

The WSOP Trifecta

On-line bracelets had been held alongside the WSOP in Las Vegas every summer season since 2015. From 2015 to 2019, a complete of 18 avid gamers possess received their bracelets this intention. On the different hand, 2021 turned into once the predominant time online bracelets had been received in a pageant all of their very salvage, each and each on WSOP.com and GGPoker.

So what does this must fabricate with Triple Crowns? Properly, this year aspects three separate fairs where poker avid gamers can hope to gain their fingers on the most coveted poker prize – a gold WSOP bracelet.

Festival Dates Design
WSOP On-line July 1st onwards WSOP.com & GGPoker
WSOP September 30-November 23 Rio All-Suites Hotel & On line casino, Las Vegas, United States
WSOP Europe November 19-December 8 King’s Resort, Rozvadov, Czech Republic

Who’s In With a Probability?

It would if truth be told be ideal to glance a participant take a bracelet at every pageant in 2021, even supposing the percentages of this can be big!

On account of this truth or no longer it is some distance more doubtless that we glance a participant complete the Triple Crown of winning a dwell, online and Europe WSOP bracelet. By our counts, there are at show cowl 40 avid gamers who’re one bracelet remote from turning into the predominant to take the WSOP Triple Crown.

  # of Gamers
Wants On-line 23 (incl. Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari, Bertrand Grospellier)
Wants WSOP Europe 16 (incl. Probability Kornuth, Upeshka De Silva, Kristen Bicknell, Fedor Holz)
Wants WSOP 1 (Anson Tsang)

Here is a beefy table of avid gamers and which bracelet they require to complete the Triple Crown. It would gentle be popular that every and each Daniel Negreanu and Jeff Lisandro possess received WSOP APAC bracelets, so in theory, possess already executed a dwell version of the WSOP Triple Crown.

  On-line WSOP WSOPE
Nipun Java X X  
Probability Kornuth X X  
Josh Pollock X X  
Upeshka De Silva X X  
Taylor Paur X X  
Nathan Gamble X X  
Joe McKeehen X X  
Kevin Gerhart X X  
Tony Dunst X X  
Slash Binger X X  
Juha Helppi X X  
Yuri Dzivielevski X X  
Kristen Bicknell X X  
David Peters X X  
Fedor Holz X X  
Michael Gathy X X  
Jesper Hougaard   X X
John Juanda   X X
J. P. Kelly   X X
Barry Shulman   X X
Jeff Lisandro   X X
Michael Mizrachi   X X
Steve Billirakis   X X
Elio Fox   X X
Antonio Esfandiari   X X
Phil Hellmuth   X X
Adrian Mateos   X X
Daniel Negreanu   X X
Barny Boatman   X X
Kevin MacPhee   X X
Jonathan Duhamel   X X
Chris Ferguson   X X
Dominik Nitsche   X X
Asi Moshe   X X
Hanh Tran   X X
Timur Margolin   X X
Norbert Szecsi   X X
Lunge Dudley   X X
Bertrand Grospellier   X X
Anson Tsang X   X

What Pause You Contemplate?

So what fabricate you watched that? Will you be cheering on Dnegs to WSOP On-line success in 2021? Will you be hoping Anson Tsang heads to The united states to grab his third bracelet? Or fabricate you watched that the root is a load of rubbish. Let us know in the comments below!