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World Series of Poker: Statistics Through the Main Event

An Interesting Look at Some Leaders and Numbers from the Rio

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Crowded Room at the RioThe 2011 World Series of Poker presented by Jack Links Beef Jerky at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has wrapped up the full run of preliminary events so here is a look at some of the statistics from the tournament, through Event No. 57.

NOTE: Statistics provided by WSOP.

The Basics:

- The 2011 WSOP has awarded $127,468,010 through 57 events.

- The 2011 WSOP has seen 68,807 participants through 57 events.

Age Demographics (thru 57 events):

- Average Age of Entrants: 37.33

- Average Age of Cashers: 36.31

- Average Age of Final Tables: 33.61

- Average Age of Winners: 31.10

Geographic Data (thru 57 events):

- Number of countries entered: 98

_ Number of countries to cash: 73

- Number of U.S. states entered: 50

Top 5 STATES TO CASH STATE NUMBER of CASHES TOTAL
1 California 951 $16,183,498
2 Nevada 813 $16,875,736
3 Florida 360 $6,428,270
4 Texas 359 $6,406,274
5 New York 301 $8,208,865

Entrants

- Only 3,637 of 68,807 entrants have been female – or 5.3%
- Thus, the men represent 94.7% of all participants to date.

Individual Stats

- Of the 57 WSOP gold bracelets awarded, one Brian Rast (2) has won more than one.

Most Events Entered:

Tom Dwan — 52
Shannon Shorr — 42
Justin Smith — 41
George Lind — 38
Roland Israelashvili — 38
Jason Mercier — 37
Sorel Mizzi — 37
Paul Volpe — 37

Most Cashes:

Kirill Rabtsov — 7
Ben Yu — 7
Simon Charette — 6
Bryce Yockey — 6
Victor Ramdin — 6
Shaun Deeb — 6
Roland Israelashvili — 6
Davidi Kitai — 6
Dan O’Brien — 6
Shawn Busse — 6
Tommy Vedes — 6
Max Pescatori — 6
Chris Klodnicki — 6
42 tied at five — 5

MOST MONEY WON (Female; individual):

Name NUMBER of CASHES MONEY EARNED
Maria Ho 2 $544,262
Marsha Wolak 2 $194,239
Vanessa Peng 2 $137,983
Stephanie Nguyen 1 $131,900

MOST MONEY WON (by individual):

Name NUMBER of CASHES MONEY EARNED
Brian Rast 3 $1,952,443
Phil Hellmuth 5 $1,591,004
Ben Lamb 4 $1,331,832
Joe Ebanks 3 $1,179,031
Chris Moorman 5 $1,051,466
Allen Bari 4 $894,259

MOST EVENT ENTERED (female; individual):

Name # of ENTRIES
Erica Schoenberg 24
Maria Ho 23
Liv Boeree 23
Jennifer Tilly 22
Odette Tremblay 22
Vanessa Selbst 20

MOST CASHES (female; individual):

Name NUMBER of CASHES MONEY EARNED
Melanie Weisner 5 $42,894
Erica Schoenberg 4 $16,515
Cyndy Violette 4 $43,885
Veronica Dabul 3 $15,143

2011 WSOP MAIN EVENT ENTRANT STATS

Number of Entrants: 6,865

Number of Chips in Play: 205,950,000

Average Age: 37.17 years

Oldest Player: Ellen Deeb, Troy, New York (91 years old)

Youngest Player: Logan Deen, Cocoa, Florida (turned 21on 7/8/11)

Male Participants: 6,623 (96.5%)

Female Participants: 242 (3.5%)

Number of Countries Participating: 85

Top 10 Countries:

United States – 4604
Canada – 486
United Kingdom – 288
France – 213
Germany – 158
Russia – 108
Italy – 106
Brazil – 83
Australia – 80
Sweden – 79

Number of U.S. States Participating: 50

Top 5 States:

California – 796
Nevada – 460
New York – 422
Florida – 358Texas – 326