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The Ten -- Poker's Most Unlucky Players at the World Series of Poker Final Table

|  Published: Jan 01, 2012

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To wrap up our coverage of the 2011 World Series of Poker, we are bringing you a special edition of The Ten that includes a look at the most unlucky final table participants in the history of the main event. No. 10 – A Fremont Street Nightmare John Strzemp had no business playing on the same table as Stu Ungar for the main event championship in 1997, but if it wasn’t for an unfortunate river card, perhaps he would have took home the bracelet, preventing Ungar from nabbing his third career title. Strzemp, who was a former executive for the Mirage Casino and is now the Executive Vice President of Wynn Resorts, got the last of his chips in the middle holding A-8 against Ungar’s A-4. A low flop gave Ungar a straight draw and it came in on the river. The real bad beat, of course, is that Ungar ...


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