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$111,111 Buy-In Kicks Off: Second Most Expensive Tournament in History of WSOP

Written by:
Patrick Flanigan
Published on:
Jun/26/2013
$111,111 Buy-In Kicks Off:  Second Most Expensive Tournament in History of WSOP

The $111,111 buy-in event at this year’s World Series of Poker kicked off Wednesday in Las Vegas.  It is the second most expensive tournament ever in the history of the WSOP, drawing 166 entrants, including some of the biggest names in poker.

Scroll down below to see the impressive prize pool, which will include a nearly $5 million to the 1st place winner and close to $3 million for 2nd place.

The poker world’s top money maker and winner of last year’s WSOP One Drop $1 million dollar buy-in, Antonio Esfandiari, had the 5th largest number of chips as of press time Wednesday evening. 

Matt Glantz led the pack while arguably one of the best female players, Vanessa Selbst, was the second biggest chip leader of the night.

Early bust outs included Lock Poker pro Michael Mizrachi, Issac Haxton and Dan Smith.

Scroll Down for the Prize Pool....

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·  1st

·  $4,830,619

·  2nd

·  $2,985,495

·  3rd

·  $1,965,163

·  4th

·  $1,433,438

·  5th

·  $1,066,491

·  6th

·  $807,427

·  7th

·  $621,180

·  8th

·  $485,029

·  9th-10th

·  $384,122

·  11th-12th

·  $308,622

·  13th-14th

·  $251,549

·  15th-16th

·  $208,968

·  17th-24th

·  $173,723

- Patrick Flanagan, Gambling911.com

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