Playing in the storied World Series of Poker Main Event is a dream of nearly any beginning poker player. Winning the event is characteristically the dream of seasoned professionals. However, the biggest event in the history of tournament poker carries a hefty buy-in of $10,000, which is often a price tag that many aspiring players can’t afford. But jungleman12 is here to help.
The online player who’s amassed millions over his high-stakes heads-up play, and is known widely as the best No-Limit Hold’em player in the world, is now putting one hopeful into the WSOP Main Event for the first time. No stipulations. He’s not selling shares of himself. This is your entry. Your prize money. Your moment. And oh yeah, it’s 100% free.
Recently turning 21, the man who normally spends hours in front of his computer has now had to step outside of his comfort zone and into the world of live poker. At the convenience of his new-found freedom, recent online legislation has forced Cates to make more attempts to play live cash games, and now he’s also looking to make a big splash within the live tournament scene. And there is truly no better way to do so than making your first appearance on the world’s biggest tournament stage.
The thing is, Cates would also like to help you make your mark as well.
For any player that has never entered into the Main Event, Cates will be holding a special drawing for one seat into the tournament. Having recently flown into Las Vegas, Cates is holding ticket giveaways at secret locations that he’ll be posting via Twitter for several weeks leading up to the World Series of Poker finale.
Likely only staying in one location for a few hours at a time, those who are dying to get their chance at super-stardom will need to move quickly, as just minutes before Cates arrives he will be tweeting his latest locale. You’ll need to follow @junglemandan to determine the exact spot that Cates and his ticket staff can be found.
On Cates’ blog, he recollects the days of his youth, when he was just beginning the game of poker. Struggling with the ups and downs of the game, he completely comprehends the complexities of building up enough cash for major tournament events.
In an effort to give back to all of his fans, Cates will be looking to target players who are currently in the same position that he was once in, the low-stakes grinder who has incredible talent, but maybe not the bankroll to put his poker aptitude on display. Cates truly appreciates all of his followers, and this should also go a long way in diluting the suggestions that Cates is extremely self-inflated and pompous.
Trying to distance himself from that stigma in every way, while Cates definitely has confidence in his ability, he’s also willing to express belief in someone else. This is your opportunity, and with the poker mind of one of the best players in the world at your disposal, you’ll have your best chance ever to take down a coveted WSOP bracelet.
Also, be sure to watch Cates at this year’s World Series of Poker. He’ll likely be cheering you on as well!