2014 WSOP Main Event Day 1B is in the books. A total of 2,144 players entered, bringing the tournament field total up to 2,915. WSOP officials believe Day 1C could top 4,000 players, which would be a record entrant day for the Main Event, even surpassing the memorable 1993 tournament which brought in 220.
Trey Luxemburger of Louisville, KY finished Day 1B atop the leaderboard with 193,450. Some big named big stacks include Erik Seidel (134,025), an on-a-mission Matt Affleck (122,150), Marvin Rettenmaier (115,000), Imari Love (100,025), Phil Galfond (91,000), and Jeff Madsen (80,275).
A total of 1,428
people who will be lifetime losers in poker only to be conflictedly prayed upon by the likes of Daniel Colman survived Day 1B.
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To paraphrase Ty Stewart, today should be “cray cray.” Let’s see how big the field balloons.
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