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Meet the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

An International Final Table Guns For $10 Million First-Place Prize

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Sep 03, 2014

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A Record Breaking Summer Every summer, thousands of poker players descend upon the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for the annual World Series of Poker. A total of 65 different events gave players the opportunity to make history, or perhaps put a sizable dent in their bankroll. For most players, the WSOP is the make or break series of the year. The 2014 series was no different. This year was yet another record breaking summer for the WSOP, with 82,360 entries recorded and $225,584,873 awarded in prizes. The turnout represented a 3.6 percent increase from the 2013 record of 79,471 players. In the 45-year history of the WSOP, the series has now awarded more than $2 billion in prize money. “There is only one WSOP,” said Executive Director Ty Stewart. “We’re humbled to have seen this kind of response to our tenth series at the Rio. More than ever ...


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