Continuing our 10-part series, How To Attack the WSOP, last week in this space we looked atsome of the best stretches of value offered by the 2016 World Series of Poker schedule. There I noted some of the best tournament options at buy-ins affordable to a wide range of players — options like the Crazy Eights and the Monster Stack.
However, even a buy-in of $1,500 can be rather steep for some. People used to playing $60 nightlies at their local casino may have the same WSOP dream as everyone else, but for them the dream can seem a bit far-fetched. Or how about players who fantasize about only one thing — playing in the Main Event. For this group of players, a buy-in of $10,000 likely seems like an unrealistic pipe dream.
Players who have a passion for a less popular poker variant are also in a bind in terms of buy-in options. Lovers of seven-card stud, for example, have exactly two options, one of them the $10,000 Stud Championship. If they happen to have a commitment the weekend of the $1,500 stud event, it’s $10K or nothing. Read More @pokernews.com