A quick tot up of the figures shows a fantastic turnout of 6,865 players for the Main Event, only 2006 and 2010 Main Events have attracted more players at 8,773 and 7,319 respectively.
This year's event will start with 100,000 chips and 600-1,200 stakes. At a glance, the improvements to the WSOP structure as a result of these changes seem to be marginal at best. It appears the largest benefit of the doubled starting stacks might simply be giving players a peace of mind based on the illusion of better tournament structure.
The Biggest WSOP Starting Day Ever. this year that Day 1c of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event would take place on the fourth of July, which of course is America’s Independence Day.
As the name suggests, you’ll get a huge starting stack of 25,000 chips to begin, but the structure is made a bit brisker by skipping the 75-150 and 250-500 levels in the early going. Conclusion. That does it for Part I of my guide to adjusting from nightly tournaments to WSOP bracelet events.
For the first time players began each event with double the amount of chips as the buy-in. This means that players in the Main Event started with 20,000 chips. The blind structure has also been increased and some blind levels removed but slowed to allow for more play.
The second day of the WSOP Circuit Main Event at the Harrah’s Atlantic City stop has been brought to an end a few hours ago after ten levels of play. At the end of the day, it is Renata Colache who is heading into Day 3 of the Main Event on top of the remaining nine players, holding 2,015,000 into chips. She is the only player who managed to build a stack above the 2-million mark.
The World Series of Poker Main Event has just begun with promises of awarding huge prizes to many players along with the most coveted gold bracelet of the year. If following the WSOP all summer long has gotten you hungry to win a bracelet of your own, you are going to need some practice to get there.
The rules state that removing chips from play, placing them in pockets or otherwise concealing them will automatically result in those chips being removed from plays and possibly disqualifying you from the tournament. Furthermore the only time you.