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16Mar/210

Logan Paul Pokémon TCG First-Edition Pull Hauls In $2 Million Of Cards

The infamous and successful YouTuber Logan Paul recently made over$ 2 Million live on stream by opening old-time backpacks of Pokemon TCG posters released after 1999. Paul opened 36 rare, unopened first-edition parcels of Pokemon cards on stream, merely to find 12 scarce holographic publication placards worth a combined total of over$ 2 million to die-hard collectors.

In recent years Pokemon TCG posters have become a popular collector’s hobby, with particular placards merit hundreds of thousands of dollars. This isn’t the first time Paul has live-streamed himself opening Pokemon TCG posters, with the YouTuber spending big parts of fund on poster multitudes to open in front of his 22.8 million readers. These videos started a surge in popularity for him, eliciting the vlogger to unbox even more carries on stream, which, in turn, produced him to these extremely rare placards.

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Live on his Youtube canal, Paul opened the booster pack and 36 individual bundles of 1st Edition Base Set Pokemon TCG posters released in 1999. The individual battalions were already auctioned off for an average of $39,206 each, with Paul picking up 36 of them for his flow. Booster compress can sell for up to half a million alone. While opening the aluminum foil packets, Paul noticed two first-edition holofoil Charizards, along with a Venusaur, Blastoise, Mewtwo, Raichu and several copies of Chansey. While the two Charizards are worth the most, these rare cards' combined selling significance is over$ two million.

Paul teamed up with the collectable and TCG marketplace company Goldin Auctions to auction off the cards online. He's not the first public figure to get into pulling Pokemon cards, with the rapper Logic buying a first-edition Charizard for over $220,000 just last year. This set a new record for the highest price paid for this card until a few months later when another duplicate of the same card was sold on eBay for $270,000.

Pokemon TCG is currently going through a tide of esteem, partly due to Paul’s involvement in the diversion and the Pokemon Company’s hype around the 25 th remembrance of the right. In North America, McDonald’s teamed up with the Pokemon Company to give out special Pokemon cards with Happy Meals. While initially, this seemed like a great idea for kids to get into the collecting hobby, instead, the brand collaboration allured online collectors and scalpers who crowded the fast-food restaurants and bought out all the packs for themselves.

This year is determining up to be a big year for the Pokemon franchise, with two new recreations recently announced during the Pokemon Day celebrations. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are Switch remakes of the 2007 sports, with a freeing date begin for late 2021. The second activity announced was Pokemon Legends: Arceus, set in the same region as Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Fiction takes target in the distant past, a brand-new take over the dealership not yet explored. Tales is due to release in early 2022.

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Source: Logan Paul/ YouTube, Logan Paul/ Twitter

Read more: screenrant.com

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