Daniel Negreanu Turned Away from SHRPO $50K High Roller

Daniel Negreanu reveals that he was barred from entering a $50,000 buy-in High Roller event in Florida this week.

The tournament was part of the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open tournament series, that is currently underway in Florida. According to Negreanu, he had wired the money for the tournament in advance but after trying to register, the casino had refused to release the money.

After the incident, Negreanu took to Twitter to state that this was the "first and last" time he would enter this particular casino:

The tournament was eventually won by online high-stakes specialist Ben “Ben86” Tollerene, who outlasted a field of 21 entries to earn the title along with $459,228 for one day’s work.


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