Negreanu, Deeb (as Expected) Highest Bids in $25k WSOP Fantasy Draft – Agora Poker

Negreanu, Deeb (as Expected) Highest Bids in $25k WSOP Fantasy Draft

Negreanu, Deeb (as Expected) Highest Bids in $25k WSOP Fantasy Draft

daniel negreanu 25k fantasy wsop Daniel Negreanu’s $25,000 WSOP Fantasy Draft is back for the first time since 2019. On Monday night, from inside the PokerGO Studio , 14 teams bid on the players they felt will produce the best results at the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) , which kicks off Tuesday.

Most poker fans probably could have guessed the most valued players in the draft — Negreanu, Shaun Deeb , and Joao Vieira , Phil Hellmuth . Those four poker pros are likely to play full schedules and all have a lengthy history of impressive results during poker’s most prestigious annual series. Replay Poker ClubGG Poker WSOP Fantasy Draft Format and Top Picks

Each team was allotted $200 to bid on poker players for the upcoming WSOP. The teams had to be strategic in their bidding because they had to draft eight total players.

The more likely to crush it this summer, the more expensive the bids were for certain players. Negreanu, who didn’t draft himself, went for the highest amount at $111 and was selected by PokerGO’s No Gamble No Future team. Deeb, the 2018 WSOP Player of the Year, went for $110 to Team Dan Shak , Vieira went for $95 to Team Maria Ho , and Hellmuth was drafted by Team Fleyshman for $91.

Other high-value players were Dan Zack ($87 to Team Mojave’s Balls ), Ben Yu ($86 to Team Fleyshman), Nick Schulman ($79 to Team Negreanu ), and Benny Glaser ($74 to Team Chad E. ).

Some additional notable picks include Phil Ivey ($33 to Team Dan Shak), Alex Foxen ($42 to Team No Gamble), reigning WSOP Player of the Year Josh Arieh ($25 to Team Negreanu), Justin Bonomo ($16 to Team Chad E.), and Brian Rast ($41 to Team Trivett).

There were a few controversial players who went undrafted, including accused poker cheaters Bryn Kenney and Jake Schindler . Chris Ferguson , the former Full Tilt Poker exec and 2017 WSOP Player of the Year, also wasn’t selected by any of the 14 teams. It’s unknown if any of those three players will even attend […]

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