166 Players Turn Out For High Roller EventPublished on June 27th, 2013 12:49 pm EST
A total of 166 players turned out for the $111,111 One Drop High Rollers No Limit Hold'em event (Event #47) at this year's World Series of Poker, creating a total prize pool of $17,891,148. The All In for ONE DROP charity, which works to provide safe and clean drinking water to those who don't have it, raised $553,278.
The winner of this event will walk away with $4,830,619, while the runner-up will take home $2,985,495. Here are all of the final table payouts:
1st - $4,830,619
2nd - $2,985,495
3rd - $1,965,163
4th - $1,433,438
5th - $1,066,491
6th - $807,427
7th - $621,180
8th - $485,029
The top 24 spots will pay out, with a "mini-cash" being worth $173,723.
There are currently 108 players left in the tournament as play advances to Day 2 on Thursday.
Brandon Steven will take the chip lead with him into Day 2, as he managed to finish the first day of play with 1,398,000 in chips. Here are the top five stacks:
Brandon Steven, 1,398,000
Tobias Reinkemeier, 1,225,000
Dan Shak, 999,000
Jason Mo, 975,000
Chris Lee, 906,000
Some of the other names of interest who are still alive include:
Daniel Negreanu, 785,000
John Juanda, 720,000
Johnny Chan, 655,000
Gus Hansen, 643,000
Antonio Esfandiari, 445,000
Bertrand Grospellier, 177,000
Some of the names who busted out on Day 1:
Day 2 will get underway at 1 pm local time on Thursday afternoon.
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