After 8 days of intensive poker play, the final table of the 2010 World Series of Poker main event has now been set.
More than 7,300 poker players from around the world invested $10,000 each and fought to be a part of the final table of the most prestigious occasion in the world of poker. Some of the best professional poker players in the world dropped out of the event during the last 8 days. Phil Ivey, Johnny Chan, Allen Cunningham, Scotty Nguyen and Vitaly Lunkin are just a few of the big names who were left behind in the race for the World Championship.
At the end, only 9 players still have a chance to win the World Poker Championship.
Want to get to know the November 9 gang some more? We have gathered some information about them all:
- Americans dominate: It includes 6 Americans, 2 Canadians and 1 Italian.
- It’s a young gang : 8 of the 9 finalists are in their twenties. Only Soi Nguyen is in his thirties.
- WSOP Cashes: 2 of the 9 finalists have never cashed in a World Series event. Michael Mizrachi has the most WSOP cashes around the final table – 23.
- WSOP wins: Only one of the 9 finalists, Michael Mizrachi has won a WSOP event before.
This is the list of the 9 finalists and their chip count:
1.Jonathan Duhamel (65,975,000)
2.John Dolan (46,250,000)
3.Joseph Cheong (23,525,000)
4.John Racener (19,050,000)
5.Matthew Jarvis (16,700,000)
6.Filippo Candio (16,400,000)
7.Michael Mizrachi (14,450,000)
8.Soi Nguyen (9,650,000)
9.Jason Senti (7,625,000)
Good luck to all 9!