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Meet the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Nine Players

A Look Back at the Summer’s Biggest Poker Event

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Aug 22, 2012

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The 2012 World Series of Poker has ended for the summer, but one final table is still on everyone’s mind. After a final table of nine was reached in the main event on July 17, the remaining competitors will reconvene in late October 29th for a chance at the bracelet and more than $8.5 million. In what used to be dubbed the November Nine, the October Nine, thanks to the presidential election in November, will battle it out earlier this year for poker’s most prestigious title. A packed Penn and Teller Theater at the Rio Hotel and Casino will be the venue for hoards of spectators. Here’s a recap of poker’s most prestigious, richest and exciting event of the year. A Look At The Numbers A total of 6,598 players posted the $10,000 buy-in to create a $62 million prize pool. As a result, the winner will walk away with ...


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