Eighth Largest World Series of Poker Main Event of All TimePublished on July 8th, 2015 2:59 am EST
The final numbers are now in.
6,420 people turned out for this year's World Series of Poker main event, which means that the 2015 main event is the eighth largest WSOP main event of all time. Here is how this year's main event stacks up:
2006 - 8,773 entrants
2010 - 7,319 entrants
2011 - 6,865 entrants
2008 - 6,844 entrants
2014 - 6,683 entrants
2012 - 6,598 entrants
2009 - 6,494 entrants
2015 - 6,420 entrants
Flight C of this year's main event had a total of 3,963 entries - here is what the WSOP Twitter account had to say about it:
"Only 3.5 hours left to get in this year's Main Event. Today's field is bigger than the 1st 29 Main Event years combined!"
"We can confirm today's 1C starting flight in the Main Event is the largest starting flight ever sat at once in our Main Event history."
6,420 entrants means that the prize pool is $60,348,000. The top 1,000 spots will pay a minimum of $15,000.
Here are the final table payouts for this year:
1st - $7,680,021
2nd - $4,469,171
3rd - $3,359,103
4th - $2,638,558
5th - $1,910,971
6th - $1,440,072
7th - $1,203,193
8th - $1,097,009
9th - $1,001,020
The full list of payouts can be found here.
Many of poker's top names, including Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth, are playing on Day 1C.
Filed Under: The World Series of Poker