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Updated: 12th July 2011 Written by / Poker News

2011 wsopThe 2011 WSOP Main Event is underway, this year there have been 6,865 registered players with most of the players registering on the last two days. The total prize pool is set at more than $65 million with a decent $8,7 million for the Main Event Champion.

Here are the 2011 WSOP updates and highlights of the World Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio Casino, in Las Vegas.

Watch the Main Event Live on ESPN from 14th July to see who will be crowned the 2011 World Series of Poker champion.

World Series of Poker 2011

The four starting days have been completed as Day 2a comes to a finish we have highlighted the notable Poker Pro eliminations and survivors so far. Play will continue till Day 8 on the 19th July 2011 when only 9 players remain. The November Nine will return for the the final table on 5-7 November 2011.

WSOP Live footage can be seen on ESPN starting from the 14th July, watch the Main Event live as the playing field narrows down to the final table.

2011 WSOP Day 1a

Eliminated

  • Jerry Yang
  • Tom Schneider
  • Greg Raymer
  • Doyle Brunson

Survivors

  • Annette Obrestad
  • Mickey Appleman
  • Johnny Chan
  • Jason Alexander

2011 WSOP Day 1b

Eliminated

  • Michael Mizrachi
  • Eric Froehlich
  • Justin Smith
  • Andre Akkari

Survivors

  • Ben Lamb
  • Patrik Antonius
  • John Racener
  • Justin Bonomo
  • David Ulliott
  • Erick Lindgren
  • Eugene Katchalov
  • Roland de Wolfe
  • Allen Cunningham

2011 WSOP Day 1c

Eliminated

  • Chris Moneymaker
  • Ray Romano
  • David Benyamine
  • Robert Mizrachi
  • Karina Jett
  • Hoyt Corkins

Survivors

  • Jonathan Duhamel
  • Ted Forrest
  • Gavin Smith
  • Phil Gordon
  • Joe Cada
  • Mike Caro
  • Daniel Negreanu
  • Scotty Nguyen
  • Dan Harrington

2011 WSOP Day 1d

Eliminated

  • Antonio Esfandiari
  • David Williams
  • John Juanda
  • Jennifer Tilly
  • Tom Dwan

Survivors

  • Phil Laak
  • J.C. Tran
  • Joe Hachem
  • Jennifer Harman
  • Barry Greenstein

2,031 remaining players from Day 1a and Day 1c play Day 2a  (11 July)

2011 WSOP Day 2a

Eliminated

  • Yevgeniy Timoshenko
  • Barry Shulman
  • Andy Bloch

Survivors

  • Jason Mericier
  • Jason Alexander
  • Daniel Negreanu
  • Phil Hellmuth

The remaining players from Day 1b and Day 1d will play Day 2b (12 July)
The remaining players from Day 2a and Day 2b will play Day 3 (14 July)
The remaining players from Day 3 will play Day 4 (15 July)
The remaining players from Day 4 will play Day 5 (16 July)
The remaining players from Day 5 will play Day 6 (17 July)
The remaining players from Day 6 will play Day 7 (18 July)
The remaining 27 players from Day 7 will play Day 8 (19 July) play will continue until only 9 players remain. The WSOP November Nine will return on 5 November for the 2011 WSOP Main Event final table.

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