WSOP Main Event: Phil Ivey finished second at the end of Day 1C of the Main Event
Posted at 18:00 2014-07-09 by PokerNetwork Staff
The final first day of the 2014-es World Series of Poker Main Event is over. Day 1C of Event #65: $10,000 Main Event attracted a record-breaking 3.768 players.
Day 1A ran with 771 entries, while Day 1B started with 2.144, so altogether 6.683 players tried their luck on the Main Event to capture a world championship title. That makes it the fifth largest Main Event in history with a total prize pool of $62,820,200 that will be distributed to the top 693 players.
After five two-hour levels of play, Eric Tracy and his stack of 206,175 finished as the biggest in the room, though Phil Ivey is hot on his heels with 187,025 after winning one of the last hands of the night.
Any other famous survivors?
While many fell, plenty of notables were able to advance to Day 2c including Daniel Negreanu (129,250), McLean Karr (121,075), Gus Hansen (90,550), Haralabos Voulgaris (73,700), Robert Varkonyi (60,900), Amir Lehavot (57,750), Paul Pierce (60,400), Earl Barron (59,000), Carlos Mortensen (55,125), Phil Hellmuth (49,425), Daniel Colman (49,225), Joe Hachem (48,175), David Tuchman (47,775), Jonathan Duhamel (41,375), Berry Johnston (28,850), Gerard Pique (23,325), and Scotty Nguyen (8,000).
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