2014 WSOP Day 1C: Main Event Winners And Losers

2014 WSOP Day 1C: Main Event Winners And LosersAll three starting days of the 2014 WSOP Main Event are now in the bag, and after Days 1a and 1b producing a combined field of 2,915 players, Day 1c saw the largest ever starting field in ME history of 3,768 turn out for a shot at tournament poker’s showcase event. In total, the overall field of 6,683 was 331 players more than last year and the fifth biggest ME field ever.
With all the players now registered, anyone making it through to the final table of nine can expect to receive a minimum payout of $730,725, whilst the eventual winner will receive $10 million, and  second spot $5,145,968. In addition, competitors finishing in 693rd or above will receive at least $18,406.
Losers
Among the big name pros hitting the rail on Day 1c was 2004 ME champ Greg Raymer, 2006 champ Jamie Gold, 2007 champ Jerry Yang, as well as former November Niners Tuan Lam (2007), Ivan Demidov (2008), John Racener (2010), and Jesse Sylvia (2012).
Also counted amongst the hoard of players eliminated on Day 1c was Steve Billirakis, Prahlad Friedman, Jennifer Shahade, Kathy Liebert, David Ulliot, Davidi Kitai, Andy Frankenberger, and Jackie Glazier. Sam Trickett, too, bowed out on the day, after which he tweeted:
“Out the main after 2 levels.Got it all in for a 55k pot w 33 on K93 flop vs AK & did not win! It hurt a lot. Wsop over now. #99#partytime.”
Winners
Rising to the top of the chip counts on Day 1c was Eric Tracey on a 206,175 stack, followed in second place by Phil Ivey (187,025), and Ronnie Pease (181,850).
Other notables advancing to Day 2c was Daniel Negreanu (129,250), Gus Hansen (90,550), Haralabos Voulgaris (73,700), Carlos Mortensen (55,125), Phil Hellmuth (49,425), Daniel Colman (49,225), Joe Hachem (48,175), Jonathan Duhamel (41,375) and Scotty Nyugen, to name but a few.
Today Days 2a and 2b will get underway simultaneously at 12pm in Vegas, with Day 2c then earmarked for the Wednesday.

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