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Stacked Final Table Set For 2013 World Series Of Poker Main Event

Nine Players Gunning for $8.35 Million Top Prize in November

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Sep 01, 2013


The World Series of Poker main event always draws thousands of amateurs, but also hundreds and hundreds of the game’s best pros. Very few skip the most prestigious tournament in the poker world, and so, it’s not a total surprise when many excellent players make the final table. However, the 2013 World Series of Poker main event exceeded expectations. The main event reached a final table after seven days of grueling action at around 3am local time in Las Vegas on July 16. An official final table of nine was formed after 2001 main event champion Carlos Mortensen was eliminated in 10th place, on the bubble. Many in the poker community consider Mortensen to be the most successful tournament player of all-time. Unfortunately for him, he wasn’t able to extend his deep run this time. A total of 6,352 players turned out for this year’s no-limit hold’em championship, which created ...

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