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Jonathan Duhamel Wins World Series of Poker Main Event

Quebec Native Takes Home First World Championship for Canada, and $8,944,138

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Dec 10, 2010

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The most exciting day of the year in tournament poker lived up to its billing on Saturday, Nov. 6. Thanks to the thousands in the crowd at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the over-the-top Hollywood-style introductions, and the thrilling hands that led the way, the “November Nine” took a memorable journey down to a winner at the 2010 World Series of Poker main event. That journey also was a long one, with the final two players being determined at close to 2 a.m. in the cavernous Penn and Teller Theater. Drama ran high in the elimination hands, and some will be judged as the most exciting in television history. And while the final heads-up match on Monday, Nov. 8, was less of a roller-coaster ride, it did settle the matter of who was the new world champion. Here were the chip counts when the final nine ...


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