Bonomo, pictured below, will be motivated to start the summer off on the right foot and then just continue to crush from there.Remko: After winning the Super High Roller Bowl (spoiler alert!
He only has one WSOP bracelet, which is his 27 is my pick.
Paul: Daniel Colman, because life works that way sometimes.
But why then was she the one talking to their female dealer in Mandarin Chinese, persuading her to oblige her friend's extreme superstitiousness with all manner of harmless little changes to the high stakes game of baccarat he was playing.
Some might have been suspicious, but casinos love the so-called 'high-rollers' willing to gamble millions in a single session.
A professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of $9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage: plying gamblers with free booze served by flirty, scantily clad waitresses.
Phil Ivey is using the unusual defense against allegations that he and a partner cheated while playing baccarat at The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in 2012. The Borgata claims Ivey and an associate exploited a defect in cards that enabled them to sort and arrange good cards.
The gambler eyed the cards being laid out on the baize table and murmured quietly to his attractive Asian companion.
She had accompanied him, he told the staff at the London casino, purely for 'good luck'.
Ivey said the Borgata does the same thing by 'plying him with free alcohol served by only the most curvaceous and voluptuous females in the industry.''It distracts you from your playing,' Ivey said.
'I mean, anything they can do to give themselves an advantage.
This week, the same pair were back in Central London, this time in the High Court, for an equally high stakes game as Ivey, an American, tried to convince a judge he had not been cheating and the casino had no right to withhold his winnings.