World Series of Poker Main Event 2021 – By The Numbers

$62,011,250 prize-pool for last Main Event at the Rio

by - Friday, November 12th, 2021 6:55

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WSOP 2021
WSOP 2021

With registration now closed for the 2021 WSOP Main event,  – one of the biggest poker events in the world of USA poker , the final tournament prize-pool and other key statistics can be broken down.

WSOP 2021 Main Event – Tournament Information

Buy-in: $10,000
Entrants: 6,650
Total Prize Pool: $62,011,250
Payouts: 1,000
Edition: 52nd WSOP Main Event
Location: The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

WSOP 2021 Main Event Final Table Payouts

  1. $8,000,000
  2. $4,300,000
  3. $3,000,000
  4. $2,300,000
  5. $1,800,000
  6. $1,400,000
  7. $1,225,000
  8. $1,100,000
  9. $1,000,000

Day 1 – Players by flight

  • Day 1A: 523 players
  • Day 1B: 845 players
  • Day 1C: 600 players
  • Day 1D: 2,550 players
  • Day 1E: 797 players
  • Day 1F: 1,335 players
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