Matt Savage Talks Largest WPT Prizepool EVER! | $15MIL Main Event | WPT World Championship 2022

As it turned out, the $15 million guarantee in the WPT World Championship was merely a starting point. At around 7 p.m. PT during Wednesday's Day 1c session, registration closed with 2,960 total entries, creating a World Poker Tour record-setting prize pool of $29,008,000.

On the final Day 1 starting flight, there were 1,280 players, many of whom had already fired at least one bullet in this historic event. The tournament at Wynn Las Vegas has been a rousing success, to say the least. Just take a look at these stats from the first ever $10,400 buy in WPT World Championship.