The numbers are in and fully crunched and here we have the complete statistical run-down of the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event. (With thanks to Seth Palansky and the WSOP media team).

2019 World Series of Poker Main Event
Dates: July 3-16, 2019
Buy-in: $10,000
Entries: 8,569
Prize pool: $80,548,600
Places paid: 1,286
Min-cash: $15,000

Final table payouts:

1st: $10,000,000
2nd: $6,000,000
3rd: $4,000,000
4th: $3,000,000
5th: $2,200,000
6th: $1,850,000
7th: $1,525,000
8th: $1,250,000
9th: $1,000,000

Entries by day:

1A: 1,334
1B: 1,914
1C: 4,877
2A/B: 100 (late reg)
2C: 344 (late reg)

The Amazon Room is packed with the second-largest field ever

Notes:

Attendance up 9 percent since 2018
Second-biggest Main Event field of all time (behind 8,772 in 2006)
Day 1C was biggest ever single day sitting at WSOP

Other stats:

Starting stack: 60,000 value; 26 individual chips
Total value chips in play: 514.14 million
Physical chips in play: 222,794


MORE FROM THE 2019 WSOP
COVERAGE HUB | PHOTO GALLERY


FIELD DEMOGRAPHICS

Average player age: 41.46
Oldest player: Frank Passantino, 85 years old and 247 days, from Flushing, New York
Youngest player: Erwin Wiechers, 21 years old, 2 days, from Gouda, Netherlands
Male/Female: 8,219/350 (96%/4%)

Ages breakdown:

21-25 – Total: 332 Male: 327 Female: 5
26-30 – Total: 1,351 Male: 1,312 Female: 39
31-35 – Total: 1,894 Male: 1,828 Female: 66
36-40 – Total: 1,305 Male: 1,245 Female: 60
41-45 – Total: 891 Male: 861 Female: 30
46-50 – Total: 900 Male: 856 Female: 44
51-55 – Total: 703 Male: 666 Female: 37
>56 – Total: 1,193 Male: 1,124 Female: 69

NATIONALITIES

Countries represented: 87

Japan’s Naoya Kihara

Countries breakdown: USA 6,110; Canada 420; UK 414; France 151; China 117; Germany 105; Brazil 104; Australia 91; Russia 79; Austria 73; Japan 70; Israel 58; Italy 51; Spain 46; Ireland, Argentina 44; Bulgaria 43; India 40; Netherlands 35; Sweden 27; Lithuania 23; Hong Kong 22; Poland, Ukraine 19; Belgium, Denmark, Portugal 18; Switzerland, Norway 17; South Korea 16; Czech Republic 15; Hungary, Mexico 14; Romania 12; Singapore, Taiwan, Finland 10; Columbia, South Africa 9; Greece, Serbia 8; Bermuda, Turkey, Malaysia 7; United Aram Emirates, Slovenia, Latvia, Costa Rica 6; Philippines, Puerto Rico 5; New Zealand, Chile, Belize, Panama 4; Thailand, Haiti, Venezuela, Slovakia, Andorra, Belarus, 3; Lebanon, Cyprus, US Virgin Islands, Paraguay, Morocco, Armenia, Peru, Luxembourg 2; Aruba, Tanzania, Croatia, Kenya, Macao, Bolivia, Ghana, Saudi Arabia, Monaco, Indonesia, Mongolia, Gibraltar, Uruguay, Estonia, Qatar, Azerbaijan, Iceland, Jamaica 1.

2018 key stats:

Champion: John Cynn, Indianapolis, Indiana
Entries: 7,874
Winner’s prize: $8,800,000
Prize pool: $74,015,600

Author Image

Next Story!!

Loading...