Macau Draws Players
According to reports, the Macau Poker Cup, taking place in Macau, China, is breaking its previous attendance record. Attendance for the Red Dragon event at the Macau Poker Cup were at a whopping 891 players, beating the prior record of 635 players. The rush of players caused the event to max out, with 100 players as alternates, ready to take vacated seats as players busted out. In total, the large field resulted in a prize pool of slightly more than US$1,000,000, with US$228,000 to be awarded to first place. In total, three Day 1s were planned to accommodate the huge field.