Show Menu

Spectacular Start To WSOP 2016, Colossus II

Pinterest

 

2016_World_Series_Of_Poker,_Las_Vegas

The 47th Annual World Series of Poker opened in spectacular fashion, as the 2nd-largest live poker tournament in history took place when 21,613 entries turned up for Colossus II, Event 2 on this year’s schedule.

 

Plenty of poker left at this year’s WSOP.  Attached and below is an “Inside the Numbers” for the historic Colossus II tournament, which featured a record 3,245 receiving prize money from the event.

 

Event #2 – $565 Buy-in ‘Colossus II’ No-Limit Hold’em

 

Total # of Entries:                              21,613

 

Total Prize Pool:                                 $10,806,500

 

Total Places Paid:                                3,245 (most in any tournament ever)

 

1st Place Prize:                                     $1,000,000 (1,770 times the buy-in)

 

3245st Place:                                        $832

 

Total # of Unique Entries:                  11,713 (54.1% of entries)

 

Total # of Players Re-Entering:          9,900

 

# of Players Entering Twice:              5,191

 

# of Players Entering Three Times:    2,525

 

# of Players Entering Four Times:      1,296

 

# of Players Entering Five Times:      620

 

# of Players Entering All Six Flights:  268

 

# of Male Entries:                               20,343

 

# of Female Entries:                           1,270 (5.9% of entries)

Average Age of Entrants:                    41.35

 

Avg. Age of Male Players:                   41.17

 

Avg. Age of Female Players:               44.31

 

Oldest Entrant:                                   92 years old, one month, 21 days

Norman Spivock (Santa Rosa, CA) – played event last year and was oldest

 

Youngest Entrant:                               21 years old, 1 day: Brandon Henderson (Grand Prarie, TX)

 

# of Countries w/Participants:                       89

 

Top 10 Countries w/participants:

  1. United States (18,704 entries)
  2. Canada (801 entries)
  3. United Kingdom (408 entries)
  4. Germany (182 entries)
  5. Australia (143 entries)
  6. France (133 entries)
  7. Brazil (102 entries)
  8. Russia (90 entries)
  9. Ireland (75 entries)
  10. Austria (63)

 

# of U.S. Players:                    18,704

 

# of International Players:      2,906

 

Top 10 States w/participants:

  1. California (4,315 entries)
  2. Nevada (2,521 entries)
  3. Texas (1,445 entries)
  4. Florida (1,239 entries)
  5. New York (823 entries)
  6. Arizona (715 entries)
  7. Washington (533 entries)
  8. Colorado (480 entries)
  9. Illinois (477 entries)
  10. New Jersey (422 entries)

 

Entries by Day:                                   1A:      3,249

1B:       2,153

1C:       3,770

1D:      3,099

1E:      4,855

1F:       4,487

 

Total Day 2 Players:                            846 players (121 (A) + 70 (B) + 139 (C) + 105 (D) + 219 (E) + (192)

Total Day 3 Players:                            TBD

Total Day 4 Players:                            TBD

Total Day 5 Players:                            TBD

 

Total Survivors By Day/Flight:

Day 1A:                                               121 (3.72% of field) (Played 18, 30-minute levels)

Day 1B:                                               70 (3.25% of field) (Played 18, 30-minute levels)

Day 1C:                                               139 (3.68% of field) (Played 18, 30-minute levels)

Day 1D:                                               105 (3.38% of field) (Played 18, 30-minute levels)

Day 1E:                                               219 (4.51% of field) (Played 18, 30-minute levels)

Day 1F:                                               192 (4.27% of field) (Played 18, 30-minute levels)

Day 1 Total Survivors:                                    846 (3.91%)

Day 2:                                                  TBD (Played 10 60-minute levels)

Day 3:                                                  TBD (Played 10 60-minute levels)

Day 4:                                                  TBD

 

# of starting chips per player:              5,000

# of chips needed to win event:          108,806,500

# of physical poker chips used:           351,600

# of Dealers Required:                                    956

# of Copag Decks of Cards Used:       4,398

 

www.WSOP.com/players/stats

5.00 avg. rating (98% score) - 1 vote

Speak Your Mind

*

*