Tuesday July 7,2015 : 2015 WSOP Main Event
In other World Series of Poker news, Day 1A starters in the Main Event totalled 741, the smallest Day 1A field in years. That shrank to 470 by the time the first day players had bagged their chips . The official chip counts list William Kakon as Day 1A chip leader on 152,325 chips.
Day 1B – still in action when InfoPowa went to press Tuesday morning – attracted a considerably bigger field at 1,716, which brings the total number of entries so far in the Main Event to 2,457.
Around dinner break Monday (Las Vegas time) there was some excitement and a pause when a large rain storm hit Las Vegas and the Brasilia Room started leaking. Staff and security quickly moved the 23 tables to another room.
Day 1 B concluded at the World Series of Poker Monday night with the original field of 1,716 reduced to 1,134 survivors. They are led by Hamid Feiz with 182,675 chips, pursued by Adil Kahn on 156,800