WSOP Updates, $10,000 Main Event, Day 3

Tobey’s still in the game!

July 13, 2007
John ‘Falstaff’ Hartness
797 players survived the six days that made up Days 1A-D, Day 2A and Day 2B of the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event. 621 of them made the money in the highest-profile poker tournament of the year, and 337 of them survived to play on Day 4 and work closer to the final table and poker history.
The field of celebrities at the 2007 Main Event included movie stars, musicians, hockey players, retired baseball players and writers. At the end of Day 3, three of those celebrities remained: actor Tobey Maguire (“Spider-Man”), musician Sully Erna (lead singer, Godsmack), and television writer/producer Sam Simon (co-creator of “The Simpsons”). Maguire and Erna spent time at the same table thanks to the random redraws, and Erna caught a miracle card during hand-for-hand play to survive into the money. Source: PokerNews.com

Sources: Netscape.com, Poker.bodogbeat.com and LasVegasVegas.com