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World Series of Poker November Nine Set

Main Event Winner To Take Home $7.6 Million

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Sep 02, 2015


The biggest tournament of the year has reached the final table, but as has been the case since 2008, the poker world will have to wait until November to see who will be crowned champion of the 2015 World Series of Poker main event. Each of the final nine players is now a millionaire, having guaranteed themselves the $1,001,020 ninth-place payday, but on Nov. 8 they will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada to play for the top prize of $7,680,021. A Look at the Numbers A total of 6,420 players put up the $10,000 buy-in for the main event, creating a total prize pool of $60,348,000. The tournament experienced a small drop from 2014, when the field size was 6,683. After experimenting with a top heavy $10 million guaranteed first-place prize in 2014, which went to Swedish pro Martin Jacobson, WSOP officials opted ...

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