Pokerati Polling results: Size of the 2007 WSOP?

by , Nov 10, 2006 | 9:54 pm

The poll is closed and final results are in:

Early Predictions — field size for the 2007 WSOP main event

  • < 1,500: 5% (4)
  • 1,900-ish: 5% (4)
  • definitely not more than 2,576: 10% (9)
  • somewhere between Fossilman and Hachem: 29% (25)
  • > 5,620: 15% (13)
  • > 8,773: 10% (9)
  • 10,000 +: 17% (15)
  • pre-Moneymaker: 8% (7)

Total Votes : 86

… and by applying Pokerati’s proprietary algorithms and semi-drunk Euclidean geometry to unscientifically collected data, the unofficial over/under on the number of players in the 2007 WSOP main event presented by Milwaukee’s Best Light has been set:


Now taking wagers.

6 Comments to “Pokerati Polling results: Size of the 2007 WSOP?”

  1. Sommer

    Celeste puts all his money on exactly 4001.

  2. TommyTwoToes

    will bodog be accepting these wagers ?
    they did after all accept betting on the voting last week.

  3. Drizztdj

    I’ll take the over, only due to the fact that even without the internet qualifiers its still the biggest lottery ticket on the planet (and that’s still legal on the net!).

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