World Series Of Poker 2014 main event among top five biggest of all time


World Series Of Poker 2014 main event among top five biggest of all time - July 2014

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It’s official. The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event is among the top five biggest of all time based on number of entrants.

Day 1C of the 2014 Main Event broke the record for the largest starting flight in Main Event history drawing 3,968 entries. The previous record was held by Day 1C of the 2013 Main Event when it drew 3,467 players.

The grand total comes to 6,683 total entries creating a $62,820,200 prize pool with $10 million for first place.

By day's end they were down to 2,571 players. The surviving players will return Wednesday, July 9 to play Day 2C.

Phil Ivey was the 2nd biggest chip holder after Day 1C play.

Day 1C Top Ten Chip Counts:

1. Eric Tracy - 206,175

2. Phil Ivey - 187,025

3. Ronald Pease - 181,850

4. Nick Yunis - 171,100

5. Thomas Sarra Jr. - 168,100

6. Martin Hansen - 167,250

7. Jared Bleznick - 165,200

8. Blair Hinkle - 161,650

9. Konstantin Tolokno - 161,550

10. Paul Richardson - 158,825