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This Week's Big Winner: Qui Nguyen’s Top 10 Hands From the WSOP Main Event Final Table

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 21, 2016


The November Nine had already locked up $1 million each at the 2016 World Series of Poker main event, but all of them had their eyes locked on the $8,005,310 first-place prize reserved for the eventual winner. In the end, the title went to Qui Nguyen, a Vietnam-born, former nail salon owner who has lived in Las Vegas for the last nine years. The 39-year-old professional gambler had previous lifetime tournament earnings of just $52,896, but after three days of ESPN televised poker action, he was crowned as this year’s world champion. Here are the 10 biggest hands from the final table that propelled Nguyen to the win. Tournament: WSOP Main Event Buy-In: $10,000 No. of Entries; 6,737 Prize Pool: $63,340,268 1st Place Prize: $8,005,310 The Action Josephy came into the final table with a comfortable lead, but was immediately tested on the very first hand of play by the ...

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