The World Series of Poker is the most prestigious set of poker tournaments in the world.
There's no event like it. A poker melting pot of pros, amateurs, and everyone in between. Here on Day 3, this marathon of Texas Hold'em is set to kick into high gear. Contenders are starting to assert themselves, ready for a sprint to the gold, bracelet, and glory. It's Day 3 of the Main Event. 1,476 players remain at the start of the afternoon session of Day 3.
The evening session of Day 3 begins with 1,149 remaining players.
The Main Event is about a once in a lifetime opportunity. The chance to become Champion of the World. Today is Day 4, with fewer than 700 players remaining in this afternoon session.
Here at the World Series of Poker, the bubble has burst. Welcome to the evening session of Day 4, with 562 players remaining. Tonight's all about building your stack.
Day 5 of the Main Event continues in this afternoon/evening session. 173 players remain.
The pressure of the Main Event is mounting. This long-distance poker race has crossed the halfway point. Here on Day 6, it's chip up or bust out. The evening session begins with 84 players left to follow the leader, with the average chip stack approaching 2M.
The time has come to separate yourself from the pack. To write yourself into poker history. To become a member of the November Nine. Just 44 players remaining with the chip average approaching 4.5M.
The evening session of Day 7 finds 32 players remaining in the Main Event.
The afternoon session of Day 8 starts with only 14 players remaining. After 7 and a half days, these are the only survivors from a starting field of 6,865.
The gold bracelet lies at the end of the rainbow tonight. The Main Event is down to the final 12. Who will the final 9 be?
Day 4 474 of 6,865 players remaining
Day 5 Players remaining: 378 Average stack: 544,841 Chip leader: 2,115,000
Day 5 Players remaining: 277 Average stack: 743,502 Chip leader: 2,487,000
Day 5 Players remaining: 210 Chip leader: 3,716,000
Day 5 Players remaining: 170 Average stack: 1,211,471 Chip leader: 4,213,000
Day 6 Players remaining: 142 Average stack: 1,450,352 Chip leader: 4,706,000
Day 6 Players remaining: 113 Average stack: 1,961,429 Chip leader: 8,686,000
Day 6 Players remaining: 90 Average stack: 2,394,767 Chip leader: 8,655,000
Day 6 Players remaining: 69 Average stack: 3,269,047 Chip leader: 8,995,000
Day 7 Players remaining: 57 Average stack: 3,677,679 Chip leader: 12,865,000
Day 7 Players remaining: 42 Average stack: 4,903,571 Chip leader: 11,995,000
Day 7 Players remaining: 32 Average stack: 6,435,937 Chip leader: 14,680,000
Day 7 Players remaining: 27 Average stack: 7,626,778 Chip leader: 16,005,000
Day 8 Players remaining: 22 Average stack: 9,361,364 Chip leader: 21,045,000
Day 8 Players remaining: 18 Average stack: 11,441,667 Chip leader: 29,775,000
Day 8 Players remaining: 14 Average stack: 14,710,714 Chip leader: 32,820,000