"It's kind of better not to know, because then you look over and see it's already down to 720…."
So said one player to another at one of the corner tables in the Purple section, noting how the board showing the number of players remaining is just a little too far away for them to see the figure without getting up from their chairs.
Many players -- especially the shorter-stacked ones -- are becoming increasingly aware of the approaching money bubble. Just 765 players remain. The top 693 finishers will make the cash.