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World Series of Poker Statistics at Halfway Point

An Interesting Look at Some Leaders and Numbers from the Rio

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Rio Hotel and CasinoThe 2011 World Series of Poker presented by Jack Links Beef Jerky at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is past the halfway point and here is a look at some of the statistics from the tournament, through Event No. 29.

NOTE: Half-way Point Statistics provided by WSOP.

The Basics:

- The 2011 WSOP has awarded $52,506,260 through 29 events.
- The 2011 WSOP has seen 29,421 participants through 29 events.

Is Age Just a Number, or does it have a direct correlation to who is winning the most?

- Average Age of Entrants: 36.17
- Average Age of Cashers: 34.9
- Average Age of Final Tables: 33.92
- Average Age of Winners: 28.82

Location, location, location:

• Number of countries entered: 74
• Number of countries to cash: 62
• Number of U.S. states entered: 50

Top 5 STATES TO CASH STATE # of CASHES TOTAL
1 Nevada 424 $6,868,162
2 California 408 $5,649,640
3 Florida 178 $2,824,387
4 Texas 155 $2,908,179
5 New York 148 $3,913,078

List of World Rankings, including leading money winners by country:

Country Bracelets Cashes Earnings
United States 25 3,395 $51,356,980
Canada 3 248 $4,363,230
United Kingdom 3 135 $4,172,505
Russia 1 60 $1,471,166
France 2 63 $1,237,075
Ukraine 1 5 $705,443
Italy 0 33 $632,258
South Africa 0 9 $430,028
Marshall Islands 0 1 $428,140
Australia 0 17 $378,720

Entrants

- Only 946 of 29,421 entrants have been female – or 3.2%
- Thus, the men represent 96.8% of all participants to date.

Individual Stats

- Of the 29 WSOP gold bracelets awarded, no one has won more than one.
- The current leader of the WSOP Player of the Year race is Phil Hellmuth (as of 6/21/2011).

Leader Board for the WSOP Player of the Year:

1 Phil Hellmuth 393.75
2 Sam Stein 385.75
3 John Juanda 336
4 Amir Lehavot 330.75
5 Sean Getzwiller 325
6 Jason Mercier 323.45
7 Mark Schmid 317.75
8 Steve Landfish 317.7
9 Viacheslav Zhukov 315
10 Jake Cody 313.13

MOST EVENTS ENTERED (Individual)

Name # of ENTRIES
Tom Dwan 26
Shanon Shorr 22
Justin Smith 22
Michael Mizrachi 21
Sorel Mizzi 20
Steven Kelly 20
Jason Mercier 20
Dan Heimiller 20

MOST CASHES (Individual)

Name # of CASHES
Kirill Rabtsov 5
Shaun Deeb 5
14 tied at four 4

MOST MONEY WON (Individual)

Name # of CASHES MONEY EARNED
Allen Bari 3 $883,469
Jake Cody 2 $856,427
Foster Hays 1 $735,400
Oleksii Kovalchuk 3 $696,633
Sean Getzwiller 2 $647,854

MOST EVENTS ENTERED (Female; Individual)

Name # of ENTRIES
Maria Ho 12
Erica Schoenberg 12
Vanessa Selbst 12
Jennifer Tilly 12
Liv Boeree 11
Denise Molloy 11

MOST CASHES (Female; Individual)

Name # of CASHES MONEY EARNED
Melanie Weisner 4 $18,215
Jennifer Tilly 2 $25,127
Cyndy Violette 2 $11,798
Erica Schoenberg 2 $8,579
Joanne Monteavaro 2 $8,379
Svetlana Gromenkova 2 $6,152

MOST MONEY WON (Female; Individual)

Name # of CASHES MONEY EARNED
Maria Ho 1 $540,020
Stephanie Nguyen 1 $131,900
Diana Allen 1 $63,493
Odette Tremblay 1 $49,258
Kim Frederiksen 1 $29,743
 
 
 
 
 
 

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