POKER ROOM's YouTube channel, "The World of Poker", has been focusing on " spreading poker in Japan ".
In support of this idea, DMM.com, a joint venture company, will sponsor the " World P oker Championship" from August 11 (Thu., holiday) to August 14 (Sun.), 2022, in which professional poker player Masato Yokosawa and the top 1,000 challengers will play heads-up ( 1-on-1). The " 10 Million Yen for Winning the World's Yokosawa" event will be held.
Who is "The World's YOKOSAWA"?
The "World of Poker" is a poker YouTube channel with the largest number of subscribers in the world, and it is led by Mr. Yokosawa (Masato Yokosawa), the champion of the main event of the World Poker Tournament "WPT2013". This is a YouTube channel that travels around casinos around the world.
In February 2022, Yokosawa became the first Japanese to be nominated for and win the " Global Poker Awards 2021 Best Personality Award," a worldwide award given to those who have contributed to the development of poker culture at the Las M. Bisons.
10 Million Yen for Winning the World's Yokosawa!
The "10 Million Yen to Win the World's YOKOSAWA" will be held from August 11, 2022 (Thursday, holiday) to August 14, 2022 (Sunday)." No qualifications, no entry fee The event will be held from Thursday, August 14 to Sunday, August 14, 2012, and 1,000 challengers will be selected by drawing.
The winner of the tournament will play a Heads-Up game against the winner of the tournament, and if he or she can defeat him or her, he or she will win 10 million yen in prize money! This is the largest poker event in Japan.
Comment from Mr. Yokosawa
Hello, my name is Yokosawa, a professional poker player.
I am pleased to announce that I will be hosting the "10 Million Yen to Win the World's YOKOSAWA" competition.
This is the first time in the channel's history that we have had a project in which viewers participate, and I am very excited about it.
Poker is a game that is largely based on luck, so anyone can have a chance to win 10 million yen if they beat the world's YOKOSAWA.
I would like to encourage beginners and people who want to learn the rules to apply.
The game of poker has changed my life. Why don't you come and change your life with me this summer?
Apply by June 30!
The "10 Million Yen if you win the World Poker Championship" contest is open from June 10, 2022 (Fri.) to June 30, 2022 (Thu.).
The winner will be announced on Monday, July 11, 2022. POKER ROOM ID and DMM.com account are required to enter the contest.
- August 11, 2022 (Thursday, holiday) Preliminary Round DAY1 A/B
- August 12, 2022 (Fri) Preliminary Round DAY 1 C/D
- August 13, 2022 (Sat) Preliminary Round DAY2
- August 14, 2022 (Sun) Qualifying DAY 3
The schedule is as above, and the event will be held at the Shinagawa Princess Hotel.
On August 11 (Thursday, national holiday) and August 12 (Friday), which are the qualifying DAY 1, contestants may participate in any of the A-D categories.
For application and confirmation of details, please check the special event website.
As Mr. Yokosawa also commented, poker is a game where the element of luck is very important.
This is a great opportunity for anyone to participate in the event and to aim for the YOKOSAWA DREAM of 10 million yen in prize money.
Let's Gamble for the prize money!
Special public recording will be held on August 12, 2022.
On Friday, August 12, 2022, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., a special open recording of the World of Yokosawa Channel will be held!
Anyone who participates in DAY 1A-D is welcome to attend.
A must-attend event for all YOKOSAWA fans, don't forget your name if you've won!