The Big One poker tournament 1 news article poker

At the moment one the poker tournament everybody is talking about is the 'Big One' poker tournament, this poker event is an opportunity for players to mix poker and charity. Indeed the Big One is one probably the biggest charity poker tournament ever, and the buy-in of the tournament is set at $ 1 million that 10% will go in favour of the One Drop Foundation led by Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberté, founder of Cirque du Soleil and one of the greatest high stakes poker player. The goal of this foundation is to help provide water to poor countries.

A lot of poker players around the world earn a lot of money thanks to poker, and among them, not less than 22 have already confirmed that they will participate to the Big One, including Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier the French player of the professional PokerStars Team. There are more and more poker tournaments organised in order to help associations and people in need. It seems that poker players become more sensitive to problems other people might have around the world and this is such a good thing.