Olympic legend Michael Phelps has a new gold standard in mind â€” the World Series of Poker.
The 18-time gold medalist participated in his first World Series of Poker event on Wednesday, clanking chips alongside other high-stakes gamblers at the annual event in Las Vegas. In all, more than $200 million in prize money will be awarded in 62 separate events, Fox5Vegas.com reports.
“I always wanted to come out and play,â€ Phelps said. â€œThis has been the first year I’ve been able to since I retired. I just came out and I wasn’t going to play to