Quick Bit: Vince Vaughn, World Series of Poker master of ceremonies and famed celebrity, unveiled the greatest prize in all of poker on Wednesday: the World Series of Poker Main Event bracelet. Vaughn was carried onto the main televised stage by a Roman Royal Court to debut the latest version of the game’s richest prize.
Vince Vaughn, World Series of Poker master of ceremonies and famed celebrity, unveiled the greatest prize in all of poker on Wednesday: the World Series of Poker Main Event bracelet. Vaughn was carried onto the main televised stage by a Roman Royal Court to debut the latest version of the game’s richest prize.
“It’s exciting, so exciting to be here at Bally’s,” Vaughn told PokerGO’s Remko Rinkema. “Knowing that this is the first time that it’s ever been here on the (Las Vegas) Strip, how exciting is that? It’s just so nice with everything that’s going on to see so many people out, optimistic, competing — a lot of good energy here. It’s super fun, and that bracelet is impressive.”
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In addition to unveiling the 2022 WSOP Main Event bracelet, Vaughn kicked off Day 1d of the greatest tournament in poker with the call of “Shuffle up and deal!” He also participated in a special promotional heads-up poker event against past WSOP Main Event champions Phil Hellmuth, Joe Cada and Koray Aldemir.
Although Vaughn won’t be competing in this year’s WSOP Main Event, he did say that next year he plans to clear his schedule to make room for some WSOP action. Vaughn mentioned growing up in a family that played a lot of cards and how being able to interact with some of the top players in the game has been a lot of fun.
The 2022 WSOP Main Event bracelet is a custom bracelet unlike any other trophy in the world. It contains 500 grams of 10-karat white and yellow gold; rubies; black diamonds; and white diamonds. New for this year’s bracelet is a removable golden poker chip designed to be used as a truly one-of-a-kind card protector.
“As master of ceremonies for the World Series of Poker, I couldn’t be more excited to play a role on the Las Vegas Strip by kicking off the biggest and most prestigious poker tournament in the world,” Vaughn said. “This is the Main Event and a world champion needs an incredible trophy, not just some lousy ring.”
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