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2018 WSOP Shatters Many Records

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Jul/29/2018

This year's World Series of Poker shattered over a dozen new records.  Let's check them out below.

WSOP 2018 Records

Most Entrants = 123,865.

Largest Total Prizepool = $266,889,193.

Most Cashers = 18,105.

Largest Starting Flight in Main Event History = Flight C with 4,571 entries.

Largest Non-Hold’em Field Size Ever = Event #11, the $365 Pot-Limit Omaha GIANT tournament, attracted 3,250 entries.

Largest Seniors Event in WSOP History = 5,918 players.

Largest Online WSOP Gold Bracelet Ever = 2,972 players entered this year’s $365 WSOP.com Online No-Limit Hold’em event.

Largest $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Field Size in Poker History: Event #42 attracted 230 entries.

Most Events with $1 million+ 1st Prize= 10 events.

Most 4,000+ Field Sizes in One WSOP= Nine events.

Most Cashes in a single WSOP series = Chris Ferguson with 18 cashes.

All-time Bracelets = Phil Hellmuth wins 15th bracelet.

WSOP Cashes: Chris Ferguson and Barry Greenstein collected their 100th career WSOP cashes at this year’s series.

Most Chinese Bracelet Winners in a Single Year = Three.

Most Unique Countries to Win a Bracelet = 18.

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