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Dan Bekavac confirmed as much as compete within the Mid-States Poker Tour

Again in October, the Halfway Poker Tour was introduced, a brand-new poker occasion based by Dan Bekavac. The event garnered a variety of buzz, particularly after there had been a scarcity of main dwell occasion gaming in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A complete of 266 gamers took half within the occasion, which had a $1,100 buy-in. Nevertheless, as soon as it was time to award the prizes, gamers got treasured metals. The result of the occasion was an enormous mess and Bekavac was nowhere to be discovered because the metallic prizes had been being handed out, nor has he been since then. Now, he has popped up throughout the Mid-States Poker Tour Grand Falls occasion.

It’s shocking to search out Bekavac collaborating in a significant occasion, out within the open, particularly after the backlash he obtained because of the points involving the Halfway Poker Tour. Gamers who earned a payout throughout the Halfway occasion have nonetheless not been settled with and Bekavac doesn’t appear nervous about it.

Not a Good Transfer

Bekavac took half within the current Grand Falls occasion and purchased in on Day 1a and 1b however he didn’t advance within the event to Day 2. Gamers weren’t blissful to see his face and felt that he shouldn’t have been allowed to compete.

Gamers had been declaring on social media that they had been stunned he even confirmed up after what occurred with the Halfway. One participant within the event had a good friend who was being belittled by Bekavac after dropping a hand. Bekavac ended up being referred to as a reputation with a fellow participant saying ‘Let’s ask the poker world what they consider you?’ To which Bekavac mentioned nothing.

To his credit score, Bekavac took the warmth throughout the occasion. Nevertheless, will probably be shocking to see him present his face once more throughout a giant occasion, as gamers are usually not letting it slide what occurred relating to the Halfway Poker Tour.

Think about competing in a poker occasion and excepting to win 1000’s of {dollars} after ending within the high ten. Solely to search out out that your prize shall be treasured metals. In accordance with the principles in Illinois, the place the event occurred, solely $500 money could be paid on high of the price of the buy-in to gamers.

The state permits charity gaming occasions on this method. So, for many who did end properly, they might solely obtain a small amount of money and the remaining in treasured metals. Reportedly, there was speculated to be somebody readily available to supply money in trade for the metals. Nevertheless, that didn’t occur as properly.

The large mess left a darkish mark within the poker world and was a low level final yr. Gamers are nonetheless making an attempt to obtain what they owed months after the event was concluded.

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