Note: As always, get a more full recap here.
The 2011 WSOP Main Event, despite all the “the poker world sky is falling” talk out there, still managed to pull in its third largest field of all-time with 6,865 entrants. First place will pay out $8,711,956. Second will earn $5,430,928. And what the hell, third will take home $4,019,635. Get the full payout chart here.
To the delight of everyone in the so-called poker “media” giving us all an easy play on words, Day 1D ended with Maynard Little as big stackTM with 179,450.
If our remedial math skills are right, a total of 4,521 players are left in the field, with 693 getting paid.
Play resumes today with a merged Day 1A and 1C field. Survivors from days 1B and 1D play on Tuesday.
Get a full Day 1D recap here.