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WSOP presents this year’s November Nine

Last updated: July 16, 2013 at 1:21 pm. Posted by in Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos. Comments Off on WSOP presents this year’s November Nine.

The 44th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) No-Limit Hold ‘Em Championship announced its final table, better known as the November Nine. The final event takes place in Las Vegas, Monday, Nov. 4 at the Rio Hotel and Casino.

The November Nine players represent five nations including the United States, Canada, Israel, The Netherlands and France. They include:

1. Sylvain Loosli, 26
2. Michiel Brummelhuis,
3. Marc Newhouse,
4. Ryan Riess,
5. Amir Lehavot,
6. Marc McLaughlin,
7. JC Tran,
8. David Benefield, 27
9. Jay Farber,


WSOP announced this year’s November Nine on Tuesday, July 16.

The final winner takes home the coveted WSOP gold bracelet and more than $8.3 million; the other players will share $18 million. The first seven players leave the tournament as millionaires, but even if a player ends in 9th place he still walks away with a whopping $733,224.

This Year’s Main Event began with 6,352 players from 83 countries. The oldest entrant was 92 years old; the youngest 21 years, eight days old. Established in 1970, WSOP is the world’s longest-running poker tournament.

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