The 2021 World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown $3,500 buy-in no-limit maintain’em major occasion has attracted an enormous area of two,482 complete entries. This resulted in a brand new document for the most important area in WPT major occasion historical past.
The earlier document was established within the WPT Online Championship, which noticed 2,130 entries made in May of 2020. The largest dwell WPT major occasion area previous to this occasion was the 2014 operating of the SHR Poker Showdown, which drew 1,795 entries.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood now accounts for 4 of the 5 largest fields in WPT major occasion historical past, with the 2021 Lucky Hearts Poker Open and the 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown drawing 1,573 and 1,476 entries, respectively.
This newest record-setting turnout has resulted in a prize pool of $7,942,400, or almost 4 instances the $2 million assure that was positioned on the occasion. The prime 311 finishers are set to make the cash, with a min-cash of $6,195 and a prime prize of $1,261,095 for the eventual champion. The prime 11 finishers will all earn six-figure paydays on this $3,500 buy-in occasion.
The match featured two beginning flights, with day 1A drawing 1,047 entries and day 1B including one other 1,435. At the tip of the 2 flights, simply 847 gamers remained with an opportunity on the title. Day 2 will play out on Sunday, Apr. 25.
The closing desk of this occasion can be set on Tuesday, Apr. 27. This occasion incorporates a delayed closing desk format, with the final six gamers set to renew motion at PokerGo Studio in Las Vegas on May 18. The motion can be filmed for a later tv broadcast.
Photo credit score: World Poker Tour / Joe Giron.