Violentfish, aka Kevin Bott a relatively unknown player beat AbsolutePoker.com’s resident professional to win a seat at this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP). The champion won won the $10,000 buy-in as part of the 'Mark Seif Heads-Up Shoot Out.'
Every week, one Absolute Poker player gets the chance to go head-to head against Seif in a WSOP qualifying free roll. The top tournament player of that week qualifies for the qualifying free roll, but only gains entry to the WSOP if he manages to beat Seif.
This year's WSOP has been scheduled to kick off on June 2nd, at Las Vegas' Rio Casino. The competition will take place there until the final stage, at which time, the WSOP will move to its traditional home, the historic Horseshoe Casino.