WSOP 2013 Main Event Statistics As 2,350 RemainJuly 9, 2013 12:41 pm
All three starting days of the 2013 World Series of Poker main event have now been completed, with the 6,352 players who entered the $10,000 buy-in tournament the lowest turnout since 2005, and representing a 3.7% decrease over last year’s tally.
In total, 942 players enterd Day 1a, 1,942 turned out for Day 1b, and 3,467 on Day 1c, making it the biggest single-day starting field in WSOP Main Event history. The number of women playing at this year’s Main Event also jumped 41% to 298 players, or equal to 4.7% of the field
The Main Event prize pool of $59,708,800 created means that a total of 648 players will receive at least a minimum cash of $19,106, with a final table appearance worth $733,224 and the competition’s eventual champion expected to receive a massive $8,359,531 payday.
Out of the 6,352 players who originally entered the ME, just 2,350 currently remain, who will now go through to either 2a or 2b. Each ME player originally started with 30k in chips and amongst the notable names progressing through to the next stage as big stacks was: Mark Kroon (246k), Freddy Deeb (132k), Daniel Cates (120k), Phil Ivey (119k), Marvin Rettenmaier (115k), Michael Mizrachi (110k), and Vanessa Selbst (110k).
Also progressing through to Day 2 was Annette Obrestad (108k), Phil Hellmuth (92k), Chris Moorman (70k), Doyle Brunson (55k), Jay Rosenkrantz (52k) and an extremely short-stacked daniel Negreanu with just 15,600 in chips.
Notable eliminations which have occurred include Pius Heinz, Sam Farha, Jeff Madsen, Shaun Deeb, Greg Raymer, Vanessa Rousso, Jonathan Duhamel and Erik Lindgren.
Play at the Main Event will now continue at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel and Casino through to next Monday night when the final table of nine will be set.