• August 1, 2021

2015 WSOP Day 42

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(pokernews.com) – Day 42 of the 2015 World Series of Poker was the first day to have only one event on the docket and from here on out that is how it will continue to be. Day 1c of the Main Event kicked off and the final starting flight, which has historically been the largest, produced the single largest Main Event flight in history. A total of 3,963 players took to the felt today, bringing the total field size for the 2015 WSOP Main Event to 6,420. The prize pool is $60,348,000 and the first-place prize is set at $7,680,021
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Of the 3,963 players that partook is the action on Day 1c, 2,736 bagged up and punched their tickets to Day 2c on Thursday. Among the notables that will be back include Keith Lehr (138,600), 2013 WSOP Main Event champion Ryan Riess (108,800), Eli Elezra (95,350), 2006 WSOP Main Event champion Jamie Gold (81,000), 1989 WSOP Main Event champion and 14-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth (79,725), 1998 Main Event champion Scotty Nguyen (79,550), Daniel Negreanu (73,825), PokerNews’ own Chad Holloway (68,500), 2005 WSOP Main Event champion Joe Hachem (63,500),Phil Ivey (22,350) and 2008 WSOP Main Event champion Peter Eastgate (22,100).
Before Thursday, though, is Day 2ab on Wednesday where 470 Day 1a survivors and 1,154 Day 1b survivors will be back on the felt. Each will stay within its own Day 1 starting flight as the Day 1a survivors will play in the Amazon Room while the Day 1b survivors will be spread across the Brasilia Room and the Pavilion.
The cards will be in the air at noon local time and another five two-hour levels will be played.
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Steve Carr

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