48 | The game’s best selected at #GPLDraftDay


The first ever #GPLDraftDay took place in Los Angeles last week as the 12 Team Managers of the Global Poker League added the first four players on their rosters.

Rome Manager Max Pescatori was first on the clock. He went with rising Italian star Mustapha Kanit with the 1st overall selection while Montreal followed with Canadian legend Mike “Timex” McDonald.

Former GPI World #1 Jason Mercier was the first American pro off the board on #GPLDraftDay – going #3 overall to Bryn Kenney’s New York Rounders.

Fab Five | GPL Draft Day Top 5 Picks
#1 Mustapha Kanit (ITA), Rome Emperors
#2 Mike McDonald (CAN), Montreal Nationals
#3 Jason Mercier (USA), New York Rounders
#4 Philip Galfond (USA), San Francisco Rush
#5 Anthony Zinno (USA), Las Vegas Moneymakers

*Photo credit: revolutionpix/Global Poker League


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