2007 WSOP - Event 1 (End of Day 1)

June 02, 2007 - 12:31:25 PM EST  | 

2007 World Series of Poker
Rio All-Suite Casino and Hotel
Official Results

Event #1
Mixed Hold’em
Buy-In: $5,000
Number of Entries: 451
Total Prize Money: $2,119,700
Date of Tournament: June 1-3, 2007

Tournament Notes:

  • A star-studded field of 451 players entered the first event of the 2007 World Series of Poker, presented by Milwaukee’s Best Light.
  • At the end of Day One, there are 19 former WSOP gold bracelet winners still in contention. Ninety-five players remain.
  • Only one former world champion remains, Johnny Chan (1987 and 1988 champ). He is vying for his record 11th win in this event. However, he is low on chips at the moment.
  • Six women remain alive, including one of the chip leaders. Currently ranked third in chips is Sabyl Cohen. She was the highest female finisher in the 2006 main event, last year. She finished 56th.
  • The current chip leader is Greg Mueller, aka “FBT.” The Canadian poker player has cashed seven times at the WSOP. His best showing was seventh-place in 2005.
  • Play resumes on Saturday, June 2nd at 2 pm PST.
  • End of Day One Results:

    Greg Mueller  130,000
    Frank Kassela  121,500
    Sabyl Cohen  118,500
    Louis Werman  110,500
    Mark Teltscher  100,500
    John Kroshvs  93,000
    John Younger  91,500
    Kirk Morrison  90,500
    Alex Bolotin  88,000
    Joseph Tehan  87,500
    Jason Strasser  79,000
    Ville Wahlbeck  78,500
    Jason Mann  76,000
    Paul Snead  75,500
    Miguel Proulx  74,500
    Eric Froehlich  74,000
    Jon Turner  72,500
    Matt Giannetti  71,000
    Todd Brunson  70,500
    Todd Keikosn  69,000
    Art Duncan  65,500
    Hieu Tony Ma  65,000
    Sirous Baghchehsaraie  64,000
    Ali Eslami  63,000
    Staffan Rydin  63,000
    Matt Hawrikeuko  61,500
    Toto Leonidas  61,500
    Brett Richey  57,000
    Ted Lawson  56,000
    Steve Paul-Ambrose  55,500
    Isabelle Mercier  55,500
    Aaron Kanter  55,500
    Michael Castelli  54,000
    Hung La   54,000
    Vanessa Rousso  53,500
    Erik Seidel  52,000
    Randy Haddox  51,500
    Joe Bartholdi  51,000
    Michael Martin  51,000
    Michael Esposito  50,500
    Josh Arieh  50,000
    Mark Gregorzch  48,500
    Greg Debora  48,000
    Antonio Esfandiari  46,500
    Stephen Buchanan  46,500
    Joe Brandenburg  45,500
    Roger McDow  45,500
    Barry Greenstein  43,000
    Eryc Nickelson  43,000
    Minh Ly  42,500
    Alex Kravchenko  41,500
    Tam Hang  41,500
    Fred Berger  40,000
    Thomas Schreider  39,000
    Lonnie Heimowitz  38,000
    Cyndy Violette  38,000
    Justin Pechre  37,500
    Jeff Petromack  37,500
    Chris Carroll  36,000
    George Dunst  34,500
    Kenny Tran  34,500
    Hoyt Corkins  34,000
    Tony Georgue  34,000
    Emad Bastawros  33,500
    Tom Koral  33,000
    Frank Sasfy  30,500
    Steve Billirakis  29,500
    Lee Salem  29,500
    William Jensin  28,000
    Andreas Walwum  27,000
    Edward Brogdon  27,000
    David Strot  27,000
    Ben Johnson  25,500
    David Back  25,500
    Jorge Arias  23,500
    Danny Noam  22,000
    Millie Shui  21,500
    Pat Pezzin  21,500
    Stuart Rutter  21,500
    Nick Binger  21,000
    Carl Olson  21,000
    Ron Faltinsky  20,000
    Matthew Keikoan  19,500
    Jimmy Tran  19,500
    Can Kim Hua  16,500
    JJ Travers  15,500
    Perry Friedman  14,500
    Johnny Chan  14,000
    David Grey  13,000
    Chad Layne  12,000
    Liz Lieu  11,500
    Theodore Park  11,500
    Chris Back   11,000
    Humberto Brenes  10,000
    Anahit Galajian  9,500





     
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