2,144 participants on Day 1A and 1B - WSOP Main Event
The edition 2014 of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) has just registered a significant influence thanks to the $ 10,000 Main Event though we are still far from the record 2012 of 8,773 players. Last year, this poker event attracted 943 participants on Day 1A. This time, the said event has three starting days and registers 2,144 entrants on Day 1A and Day 1B (including 771 on Day 1A). In fact 505 of them are qualified for Day 2 race. Swede Martin Jacobson is the chipleader with 200,100 chips. And among the Top 10 of the chipcount at the end of Day 1A, we have respectively Aaron Wilt in second place with 157,650 chips, followed by Seamus Cahill (150,775), Ben Gold (148,875), Naoya Kihara (124,225), Ken Einiger (120,400 ) Yung Hwang (118,875), Kenny Tran (115,400), Mukul Pahuja (114,800) and Aleksandr Simic (110,675).
Other players like Layne Flack, Ryan Riess, Chris Moneymaker, Antonio Esfandiari, Pierre Canali, Johann Guilbert, Gabriel Nassif, Annette Obrestad, Damien Lhommeau or Valentine Mesina have successfully reached the next stage, unlike Jason Mercier, Phil Laak, Jeff Gross, Jean-Robert Bellande, Bruno Fitoussi, David Chiu and Trishelle Cannatella who were prematurely eliminated from this poker tournament. The Day 1B has reunited many poker stars including Dan Harrington, Vanessa Selbst, Brandon Shack-Harris, George Danzer, Bryan Campanello, Joseph Cheong, Erik Seidel and Robert Mizrachi, the presence of whom brings the Day 1A-1B field to 2,144 players. Before the dinner break on Sunday, some notable names possess more than 50,000 chips: Erik Seidel, Brian Hastings, Fabrice Soulier, Marvin Rettenmaier, Joe Kuether, Huck Seed, Matt Affleck, Max Steinberg, Shack-Brandon Harris, Sorel Mizzi, among others.
Monday, 07 July 2014
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