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Today in the 3-Bet we find David Benefield pre-emptively dodging a $200k tax hit (and maybe doing some good in the process), Greg Merson bowing out as reigning WSOP champ and we revisit Poker Hall of Famer Tom McEvoy's tremendous victory yelp.
1) David Benefield to WSOP: Can I Donate the Bracelet?
One of the less obvious downsides to winning a World Championship bracelet valued at $500,000? Paying taxes on it. Especially if you're not really the fancy memento/bling-wearing type.
November Niner David Benefield is apparently neither of those and has a pretty ingenius way of getting around the whole scenario - at least if the WSOP supports the idea:
Hey @wsop , if I manage to win the Main Event, can you guys keep the $500k bracelet and donate its value to a charity of my choice?
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