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Day 1A WSOP Championship event Concludes

Day 1A of the 2011 WSOP Main Event is now in the books! It appears that our chip leader at the end of play today was Fred Berger who finished the day with 209,500 in his stack. One of the other biggest stacks belonged to Shane Sigsbee who accumulated a total of 182,600.

A total of 897 players took to the felt today in what is generally known to be as the smallest Day 1 starting field. We were told by the WSOP staff at the beginning of the day that on average, Day 1a accounts for 17% of the total Main Event participants. If this holds true, we can expect a total of 5,276 players to take part in the Main Event this year. Read more