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Published: 29th June 2013 Written by Poker News
Updated: 9th January 2024

wsop one dropThe 2013 WSOP One Drop tournament is a new high roller event with more than $17 million dollar prize pool generated by the 166 registered WSOP one drop players.

The High Roller tournament replaces last years WSOP Big One for One Drop, where Antonio Esfandiari won more than $18 million.

The buy-in for the high roller event has been reduced to $111,111 instead of a million, the 2013 High Roller event raised more than half a million for One Drop.

Watch the entire WSOP One Drop High Roller event – WSOP Live Streaming online sponsored by 888 Poker.

Another new charity poker tournament is the Little One for One Drop which will feature a low buy-in to attract a large playing field.

*Update final four players return for Day 4 – Bill Perkins, Anthony Gregg, Chris Klodnicki & Antonio Esfandiari.

WSOP One Drop Tournament

The WSOP One Drop High Roller tournament features the biggest prize pool at the 2013 World Series Of Poker. The winner of the event will take home almost $5 million for a first place finish.

2013 WSOP Event #47: One Drop High Rollers
Dates: 26-29 June 2013
Buy-in: $111,111
Prize Pool: $17,891,148
Entrants: 166 players

WSOP One Drop High Roller Day 1

WSOP one drop players eliminated on Day 1 included poker pros: Sam Trickett, Isaac Haxton, Michael Mizrachi, Erick Lindgren, Phil Ivey, and Scott Seiver.

Chipleader: Brandon Steven

WSOP One Drop High Roller Day 2

WSOP one drop players eliminated on Day 2 included poker pros: Daniel Negrenau, Jason Mercier, Jason Somerville, Gus Hansen, Ben Lamb, Johnny Chan, John Juanda and Vanessa Selbst.

Notable players going into Day 3 included: Antonio Esfandiari, Matt Glantz, Phil Laak, Nick Schulman, Andrew Lichtenberger, Shaun Deeb and Mike Sexton.

Chipleader: Martin Jacobson

WSOP One Drop High Roller Day 3

Players that survive day 3 will finish in the money making at least $173,723 back on their initial investment. Yevgeniy Timoshenko burst the money bubble and was sent to the rail without cashing.

Chip Counts

  1. Bill Perkins – 14,700,000
  2. Anthony Gregg – 13,900,000
  3. Chris Klodnicki – 12,000,000
  4. Antonio Esfandiari – 9,200,000

WSOP One Drop High Roller Day 4

Antonio Esfandiari is eliminated in 4th place followed by Bill Perkins in 3rd.

Last two players remaining are heads-up, Anthony Gregg almost double the amount of chips in his stack than Chris Klodnicki has.

  1. Anthony Gregg – 31,200,000
  2. Chris Klodnicki – 18,600,000

Anthony Gregg wins the 2013 WSOP One Drop High Roller event eliminating Chris Klodnicki heads-up.

One Drop High Roller Results

  1. Anthony Gregg
  2. Chris Klodnicki
  3. Bill Perkins
  4. Antonio Esfandiari
  5. Richard Fullerton
  6. Martin Jacobson
  7. Brandon Steven
  8. Nick Schulman
  9. Olivier Busquet
  10. Lawrence Greenberg
  11. Connor Drinan
  12. Jeremy Ausmus
  13. Matt Glantz
  14. Martin Finger
  15. Blake Bohn
  16. Mike Sexton
  17. Daniel Alaei
  18. Andrew Lichtenberger
  19. Phil Laak
  20. Shaun Deeb
  21. Jason Koon
  22. Farshad Fardad
  23. Dan Shak
  24. Steve Gross

WSOP One Drop Payout

Total prize pool for the One Drop High Roller – $17,891,148

9th – 10th$384,122
11th – 12th$308,622
13th – 14th$251,549
17th – 24th$173,723

WSOP Live Stream

Watch all the action of the final tables – 2013 WSOP Live sponsored by 888poker. The entire One Drop High Roller event can be streamed online on the WSOP website this weekend, with slight delay so hole cards can be displayed.

Little One for ONE DROP

The Little One for One Drop is also a new bracelet event which will be more affordable for the average poker player. The charity poker tournament kicks off on 3-4 July with two starting days, players are allow to rebuy into the tournament if they bust out on the first day.

Little One for One Drop
Dates: 3-6 July 2013
Buy-in: $1,111 (10% of every buy-in donated to OneDrop)