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Updated: 8th July 2015 Written by / WSOP 2015

2015 WSOP Main Event Day 1CThe 2015 WSOP Main Event Day 1C has had a record-breaking number of players registered in any of the starting flights in the WSOP Main Event history. There were an extra 3,963 players registering for the last starting day by the time registration had closed.

The total playing field amounted to 6,420 registered players in the World Series of Poker Main Event with the total prize pool adding up to $60,348,000.

Martin Jacobson, 2014 WSOP Main Event Champion started the day announcing "Shuffle Up and Deal!"

There were many notable players choosing to play on Day 1C, we've included a list of eliminations and chip counts of some of the players who survived the day. By the end of the day the 2015 WSOP Main Event Day 1C chipleader is John Gorsuch who will start Day 2 with the biggest stack.

2015 WSOP Main Event Day 1C

Day 1C turned out to be the largest field of players and broke the record for the most amount of entrants registered for a Main Event Day 1 starting flight.

2015 WSOP Main Event
Buy-in: $10,000
Entries: 6,420
Prize Pool: $60,348,000

Chipleader of 2015 WSOP Main Event Day 1C and the start of Day 2 is John Gorsuch, see below for the top five chip counts for Day 1C.

Day 1C Chip Counts

  1. John Gorsuch - 198,100 chips
  2. Zarik Megerdichian - 180,400 chips
  3. James Juvancic - 166,350 chips
  4. Timo Pfutzenreuter - 150,075 chips
  5. Jeff Griffiths - 140,400 chips

Notable Players

Some notable poker pros who have bagged their chips for Day 2 include the following;

  • Ryan Riess - 108,800 chips
  • Jamie Gold - 81,000 chips
  • Phil Hellmuth - 79,725 chips
  • Daniel Negreanu - 73,825 chips
  • Allen Cunningham - 65,025 chips
  • Michael Mizrachi - 64,350 chips
  • Joe Hachem - 63,500 chips
  • Bertrand Grospellier - 22,375 chips
  • Peter Eastgate - 22,100 chips

Eliminations Day 1C

888 poker freeA list of notable players who were eliminated on Day 1C include:

  • Martin Jacobson
  • Joe Cada
  • Greg Merson
  • Jerry Yang
  • Greg Merson
  • Patrik Antonius
  • Jimmy Fricke
  • Mike Sexton
  • Jennifer Harman
  • Aaron Paul

2015 World Series of Poker Main Event

On Wednesday July 8, the remaining players from Day 1A & 1B will battle it out for five levels before combining with the entire field for Day 3 on Friday.

On Thursday July 9, the remaining players from Day 1C will play for five levels before combining with Day 3 on July 10.

WSOP Payout Structure - November Nine

The 2015 WSOP November Nine are all guaranteed at least a million dollars for reaching the final table.

  1. $7,680,021
  2. $4,469,171
  3. $3,359,103
  4. $2,638,558
  5. $1,910,971
  6. $1,440,072
  7. $1,203,193
  8. $1,097,009
  9. $1,001,020

First place prize will be $7,680,021 and the payout structure is set to pay the top 1000 places a minimum cash of $15,000.

2015 WSOP Updates



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