Bubble bursts at the Main Event; 337 left in hunt for $8.25 million

13 July 2007

The bubble burst at the Main Event of the World Series of Poker last night, and 284 players finished the day with at least $20,320 in winnings. The remaining 337 players are eying the $8.25 million first-place prize as play resumes today at noon PST for Day 4.

Rome's Dario Minieri, who won €125,780 in a European Poker Tour event last October, will start the day with a healthy chip lead, holding $2.4 million. Jeff Weiss of Florida is second with just over $1.5 million.

Kenny Tran, who was fifth in the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event, sits in fifth with nearly $1.2 million.

Five former winners are still in the field, including: Huck Seed (1996, $544,000); Robert Varkonyi (2002, $424,000); Scotty Nguyen (1998, $321,000); Carlos Mortensen (2001, $284,000); and Berry Johnston (1986, $203,000).

Other notable players still in contention include: Gus Hansen ($1.0 million); Isaac Haxton ($791,000); Kirk Morrison ($772,000); Bart Hanson ($738,000); Lee Watkinson ($737,000); Bill Edler ($673,000); Julian Gardner ($471,000); Chad Brown ($454,000); Jason Lester ($439,000); John Spadavecchia ($402,000); Alexander Kravchenko ($371,000); Thor Hansen ($342,000); Daniel Alaei ($299,000); Humberto Brenes ($210,000); Mimi Tran ($144,000); Tobey Maguire ($131,000); Hasan Habib ($127,000); and Billy Baxter ($105,000).


Related Links
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Details
Ranked Online Poker Rooms

Featured Vendors
Breathe Easy with Smokefree Casinos- a project of the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation
Casino Essentials
Breathe Easy with Smokefree Casinos- a project of the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation
Breathe easier during COVID-19. We can help you reopen smokefree for everyone’s health.
Casino Essentials
The Ultimate Online Training Platform for the Casino Industry
Broadband Hospitality
RSA Executive Search
Broadband Hospitality
Improve these critical guest-facing amenities: In-room TV, Wi-Fi, Mobile App. Priced right. All here
RSA Executive Search
A Boutique Search firm specializing in the Recruitment of Hospitality and Gaming Entrepreneurs
Gaming Tickets, Inc.
Casino Schedule Ease
Gaming Tickets, Inc.
35 years in the gaming industry - premium quality slot tickets, lottery tickets on time under budget
Casino Schedule Ease
Get a 90-Day Free Trial of 100% contactless, customizable table game & full casino scheduling
Slot-Tickets Worldwide
Castle Merchandising Inc
Slot-Tickets Worldwide
Slot-Tickets® Worldwide, The Original and Still the Best.
Castle Merchandising Inc
Brand Name Products for your Player Rewards and Loyalty Programs
Bar Maid Corporation
Casino Network
Bar Maid Corporation
Clean and dry thousands of chips, dice and tiles per hour with the high-speed CHIP CHAMPION machine!
Casino Network
20+ years experience selling refurbished slot machines, parts & glass for all major brands
Slot Machines Unlimited
Casino City Press
Slot Machines Unlimited
Exporter of IGT, Williams, AVP, Trimline, Aristocrat, Konami, Bally, & parts over 20 yrs experience
Casino City Press
A leading publisher and distributor of casino and gaming business data and market research reports.
TribalHub
Betson Imperial Parts & Service
TribalHub
22nd Annual TribalNet Conference & Tradeshow Nov 8-11, 2021 Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine TX
Betson Imperial Parts & Service
You one stop shop for all your gaming and OEM needs!
Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.
Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.
Leader in creating award winning player & employee loyalty programs & events proven to increase ROI


Your Guide to 15,635 Gaming Industry Suppliers