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Right now, the World Series of Poker is going on at the Rio to determine the November Nine, the winners throughout the 65 tournaments who will vie for the $62,820,200 in prize money and the $15,306,668 for the win in the Main Event. Oh, and the most coveted piece of jewelry out there, the World Series of Poker bracelet.
For the third consecutive year, famed jewelry designer Jason Arasheben of Jason of Beverly Hills was commissioned to create the bracelet. This year, he used more than 35 carats of white and black diamonds for a bracelet that weighs in at just under 300 grams of 14-karat white and yellow gold. The bracelet has a secret compartment that opens up to reveal a removable $10 million gold gaming chip that represents this year's historic purse.
It took more than 300 hours to create.
"My goal with each years bracelet it to create a wow factor that eclipses the bracelets of years past. This bracelet is not only immaculate in design, but honors the tenth year running the Main Event at Rio," Arasheben says. "This is the most expensive piece of championship jewelry in sports history."
Starting tonight at 6 p.m., you can see the Main Event bracelet at the Jason of Beverly Hills store at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Jason of Beverly Hills also created two world championship rings for the Los Angeles Lakers, championship pieces awarded during the WSOP and WSOP Europe in 2012 and 2013, and custom pieces for Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.
· Meet the Most Coveted Bracelet in the World [Racked Vegas]
· Jason of Beverly Hills [Official Site]