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July 13, 2007

2007 WSOP Main Event day 3

Day 3 was the first time all players were in the same room at the same time, in this Main Event. When play ended for the day, there were 337 players remaining, for day 4. Play began with 797, with the money 'bubble' set at 621 worth $20,320. Payouts now are at $39,445 when play begins today.

This is the second largest WSOP event held, with 6,358 players, behind only last years Main Event. This year, first prize is worth a whopping $8,250,000!

Starting the day, there were six former Main Event champions still in the field: Berry Johnston ('86), Huck Seed ('96), Scotty Nguyen ('98), Chris "Jesus" Ferguson ('00), Carlos Mortensen ('01) and Robert Varkonyi ('02).

There are still some notables among the leaders, among them are: Gus Hansen, Huck Seed, Lee Watkinson, Chad Brown, Robert Varkonyi, Carlos Mortensen, Scotty Nguyen, and Humberto Brenes.

Posted by fatbill at July 13, 2007 09:02 AM


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