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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jan 01, 2010


Joe Cada Claims World Series Victory Darvin Moon was seven outs from winning the_ World Series of Poker_ main event championship, but it wasn’t meant to be for the 46-year-old everyman from Maryland. Instead, the title belongs to 21-year-old online professional Joseph Cada, who eclipsed Peter Eastgate’s record for youngest main event winner in poker history. The win was anything but easy for the Michigan native, who at times seemed resigned to his fate of finishing runner-up to the more inexperienced Moon. But experience ultimately prevailed and it was Cada’s calm under pressure that allowed him to keep a level head and eventually take it down. Europe’s hopes were riding on James Akenhead from the UK who was first out and Antoine Saout from France who came third. The final table payouts were: First Joseph Cada $8,546,435 Second Darvin Moon $5,182,601 Third Antoine Saout $3,479,485 Fourth Eric Buchman $2,502,787 Fifth ...

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