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Demographic Breakdown of Second Largest WSOP Main Event on Record

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jul/09/2019

Yes it's true, poker is back with a vengeance!  This is the second largest field in the World Series of Poker Main Event ever recorded, the largest being 2008.



 


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According to PokerNews.com, there has been a nine percent year-over-year increase over both of the last two years, going from 7,221 to 7,878 entries from 2017 to 2018, and bumping up to 8,569 in 2019.

Top Ten Countries Represented in 2019 WSOP Main Event (Rank    Country    Players)
1    United States    6,110
2    Canada    420
3    United Kingdom    414
4    France    151
5    China    117
6    Germany    105
7    Brazil    104
8    Australia    91
9    Russia    79
10    Austria    73


We speak to Americas Cardroom CEO Phil Nagy Above

Age and Sex Breakdown (Age Range  Total   Male  Female)
21-25    332    327    5
26-30    1,351    1,312    39
31-35    1,894    1,828    66
36-40    1,305    1,245    60
41-45    891    861    30
46-50    900    856    44
51-55    703    666    37
>56    1,193    1,124    69
Total    8,569    8,219    350

Each remaining player is guaranteed at least $15,000.

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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