1,743 Players Still Alive in Main Event

Published on July 11th, 2013 1:40 pm EST

World Series of Poker - Main Event - Day 3With Day 2c of the 2013 World Series of Poker main event now in the books, the remaining 1,743 players will combine into a single field on Day 3, which will get underway at 12 pm local time on Thursday afternoon.

6,352 players entered the 2013 World Series of Poker main event, making it the 8th largest field in the history of the event. 4,609 players, including the likes of Daniel Negreanu and Tom "durrrr" Dwan, have been eliminated from the event after the first two full days of play.

1,743 players are still looking to get their share of a $59,708,800 prize pool that will pay out $8,359,531 to the eventual winner. There is still a fair bit of work to do until the tournament reaches the money, however, as the top 648 spots will pay out a minimum of $19,106.


Here are the top 10 chip counts heading into Day 3 on Thursday:

Mark Kroon, 530,000
Dirk Van Luijk, 455,000
Victor Figueroa, 436,500
Vladimir Geshkenbein, 370,000
Ryan Olson, 357,000
Michael Mizrachi, 325,000
Jean-Robert Bellande, 321,000
Jens Knosalla, 310,000
Chris Lindh, 300,000
Denis Pisarev, 290,000

Some of the other notable names with respectable chip stacks heading into Day 3 include:

Theo Jorgensen, 236,000
Carlos Mortensen, 222,000
Vivek Rajkumar, 221,000
Owen Crowe, 220,000
Allen Cunningham, 200,000
Phil Ivey, 190,000
Bertrand Grospellier, 181,000
Phil Hellmuth, 161,000
Johnny Chan, 125,000


The full chip counts can be viewed at the link posted below:

Source: WSOP.com - Event #62 Chip Counts


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