Bonomo reveals that first prize in One Drop poker charity competition was chopped

August 3, 2018

Poker ace Justin Bonomo’s multi-million dollar win in the Big One for One Drop charity match over the World Series of Poker this year (see previous reports) may not have been as large as was originally thought. Flush Draw writer Dan Katz reported this week that in fact Bonomo and his last final table opponent, […]

Justin Bonomo wins 2018 Big One for One Drop

July 18, 2018

32-year-old US poker pro Justin Bonomo’s recent run of seriously big wins has approached legendary proportions with his latest victory – $10 million in first prize cash and his third bracelet in the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for One Drop charity competition at the World Series of Poker. The huge cash brings Bonomo’s lifetime earnings […]

Thirty confirmed for Big One for One Drop tourney

June 19, 2018

The culminating tournament of this year’s 49th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP), the fourth edition of the Big One for One Drop, has registered thirty player buy-ins one month before the cards are dealt. The charitable contribution from each buy-in has been reduced to 8 percent equating to $920,000 of each buy-in forming the prize pool.  If […]

Dutch pro wins the little One for One Drop event at WSOP Europe

November 5, 2017

Dutch poker pro Albert Hoekendijk became the latest winner at the World Series of Poker Europe in Rozvadov over the weekend, seizing victory in the Euro 1,111 buy-in Little One for One Drop event to score his first WSOP bracelet and the Euro main prize of Euro 170,784. The event attracted a field of 868, […]

The next One Drop poker spectacular looks set to be the biggest yet

March 29, 2017

Guy Laliberte’s inspiring Big One for One Drop poker tournament (a percentage of the buy-ins goes to aid clean water projects in developing nations) this year looks set to be one of the biggest yet, with 50 firm seat reservations already made at Euro 111,111 each. Players are required make a non-refundable deposit of Euro […]

Latest One Drop poker tourney raises over euro 3 million for charity

November 8, 2016

The third iteration of the Big One for One Drop charity poker tournament, held as an invitational event in Monte Carlo last month (see previous  reports) raised Euro 3,491,000 for the water charity, which aids people in undeveloped nations to access clean water. Twenty-six recreational poker players took to the felt in the largest buy-in […]

Hong Kong entrepreneur wins Big One for One Drop

October 17, 2016

Hong Kong-based IT, travel and internet entrepreneur Elton Tsang (35) won the Big One for One Drop poker charity event in Monte Carlo Sunday evening after a tough 8.5 hour final table against some seriously talented opposition, claiming the special WSOP bracelet designed for the event and the Euro 11,111,111 main prize. Sunday was the […]

Million dollar One Drop poker event reaches final table

October 16, 2016

Saturday saw multi-millionaire players taking their seats for the second day in the $1 million buy-in and re-entry Big One for One Drop charity poker event at the Casino Monte Carlo, with entrepreneur and investor Al De Carolis holding the chip lead. Five hours later De Carolis was out of the running as the bubble […]

Big one for one drop attracts 26 super-wealthy players

October 15, 2016

The salubrious surroundings of the Casino Monte Carlo resounded to the sounds of very expensive poker chips and a special Cirque du Soleil show Friday as the $1 million buy-in, invitation only (and no pro players) Big One for One Drop kicked off, attended by the local royalty, Prince Albert of Monaco. The 26 well-heeled […]

Million dollar Big One for One Drop starts today

October 14, 2016

The rich playground of Monaco and the Monte Carlo Casino will see the start of this year’s major charity poker event today (Friday) when invitation-only players take their seats for the million dollar buy-in Big One for One Drop tournament. The third iteration of One Drop includes unlimited re-entries at a million dollars a pop […]