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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


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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