2011 WSOP Europe Main Event Set to Break Entrant Record

There are shittier places to have a poker tournament than Cannes, France.

The 2011 WSOP Europe Main Event is shaping up to be the biggest ever.

A total of 310 entered Day 1A, with around 170 surviving. The previous record for WSOPE Main Event entrants is 362, which occurred both in 2007 and 2008.

Leading play after Day 1A was Jamie Rosen with 142,700. He’s followed by Dermot Blain with 123,500.

Plenty of notable bigs remaining, including Chris Moorman (121,775), Ben Lamb (105,900), Carlos Mortensen (104,450), and Chad Brown (103,950).

Get full chip counts here.

UPDATE: The 2011 WSOP Europe Main Event slaughtered its previous entrant record. A total field 593 entered, far greater than the previous record of 362. Tommy Vedes ended Day 1B as chip leader. Get full updates here.

 

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