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Three Satellites being offered for 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop

Do you have $25,300 lying around that you can use to play in a 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop satellite? Odds are that you don't. But if you did, you'd have more chances to win a $1 million seat to the One Drop because the amount of available satellites has been bumped up to three.

Some may recall that only two One Drop satellite seats were offered in 2012. However, the WSOP decided to expand by featuring $25.3k satellite tournaments at the Aria, Bellagio and the WSOP. Winners will have their $1 million buy-in paid to the 2014 One Drop, which runs from June 29th - July 1st.

In 2012, Gus Hansen beat out a 96-player field to collect one of the satellite seats. Phil Hellmuth was the recipient of the other one, however, he paid the original satellite winner an undisclosed sum of money for the seat. This turned out to be a very good purchase because he went on to finish fourth and earn a $2,645,333 prize.

Aside from the three satellite seats, 20 other players have already paid their $1 million buy-in for the One Drop tournament. The breakdown is 12 poker pros and eight businessmen, although three of the businessmen have chosen to remain anonymous.

The biggest name among those who've already registered is Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari. Two years ago, he topped a 48-player field and collected $18,346,673 - the largest tournament payout in poker history. Sam Trickett is also back in the mix, and he finished second in the 2012 One Drop, earning just over $10 million.

Some of the pros who'll be looking to trump Esfandiari and Trickett this time around include Jason Mercier, Erik Seidel, Phil Ivey, Andrew Robl, Phil Galfond, Brian Rast and Philipp Gruissem.