Gold was one of the many casualties of Day 1D of the Main Event at the 2007 Freddy Deeb, Michael Binger, Leif Force all survived today's proceedings. A little known player named Josh Evans will take today's overall chip lead with $240,000 to his name. In total 650 players will be moving on to Day 2.
In other exciting news the payout structure and participation numbers were released today. There were 6,358 entrants this year and there will be an overall prize pool of $59 million along with a first place prize of $8.25 million. Not bad but a distinct drop from last year which saw close to 9,000 entrants and a $12 million prize for first.
That's about it from the Rio. Check back tomorrow as our first Day 2 gets underway. The action will be intense as will the coverage. Be there!