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How Popular is the World Series of Poker? 6,800 Players are Main Event Entries; a Big Win for Vegas? And Worldwide, More than 75,000 Entries. Wow!

How Popular is the World Series of Poker? 6,800 Players are Main Event Entries; a Big Win for Vegas? And Worldwide, More than 75,000 Entries. Wow!

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From Vegas, our correspondent (I went to school with him), reports that more than 6,800 Main Event entries began their pursuit of first place cash totaling $8.71 million on July 12. Worldwide, 75,672 entries in 58 different tournaments makes this year’s WSOP…