2023 Main Event Day 1A Recap

2023 WSOP Main Event Day 1A Recap

Giving the order to “shuffle and deal” was 2006 Main Event winner Jamie Gold, who had a record 8,773 players and hopes to beat that mark this year. These were his words: “I would like to wish all the Main Event players the best of luck. But when I face the final table all bets are off. Let’s make history together.

Today we kicked off, what is shaping up to be, a record-breaking World Series of Poker (@WSOP) Main Event. ♣️

Winner of the record-setting 2006 #WSOP Main Event, @RealJamieGold, commenced the event with the legendary Shuffle Up and Deal.🤩 Good luck to all of the players! pic.twitter.com/Hq0YaD7XlW

– Horseshoe Las Vegas (@HorseshoeVegas) July 3, 2023

Day 1A saw 1,080 players sign up and all started with a starting stack of 60,000 chips. After 5 120-minute blind levels there were 721 participants left standing led by Yehuda Dayan with 389K. You can see the full chip count here.

Notables who advanced: Doug Polk (281K), Faraz Jaka (213K), 2006 champ Jamie Gold (163K), 2014 champ Martin Jacobson (154K), Dominik Nitsche (149K), 2009 champ Joe Cada (115K), Brad Owen (113K), Tony Dunst (105K), Barny Boatman (100K), Shaun Deeb (97K), Ramon Colillas (71K), Eli Elezra (66K), James McManus (65K), David Peters (43K), Dewey Tomko (29K) and Bruno Fitoussi (17K), among others.

2023 WSOP Main Event Day 1A Recap

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  • The text provides information about the kickoff of the World Series of Poker Main Event, with Jamie Gold, the 2006 champion, leading the shuffle and deal. It mentions notable players who advanced on Day 1A, including Doug Polk, Faraz Jaka, Martin Jacobson, and Joe Cada, among others.

  • Lamont.heaney

    This text provides an update on the 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event, highlighting the record-breaking number of players and the notable players who advanced after Day 1A. It also includes a quote from the 2006 Main Event winner, Jamie Gold, expressing his competitive mindset and desire to make history again.

  • This text provides a summary of the beginning of the 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event, including the shuffle up and deal by 2006 winner Jamie Gold. It mentions notable players who advanced on Day 1A, setting the stage for what is expected to be a record-breaking tournament.

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