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November Niner Joshua Beckley Wins WSOP Circuit Kickoff Event At Palm Beach Kennel Club

25-Year-Old Poker Pro Wins First Gold Ring Weeks Before WSOP Main Event Final Table

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In a little over a month Joshua Beckley will return to the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino to play out the final table of the 2015 World Series of Poker main event. With the biggest final table of his life looming the 25-year-old built some great momentum by winning the 2015 WSOP Circuit Palm Beach Kennel Club $365 monster stack no-limit hold’em event, topping a field of 317 to win his first gold ring and $22,349.

“It’s definitely an ego boost,” Beckley told WSOP reporters. “It makes me more confident with my game. It might also show the other [November Niners] that I can win a tournament.”

Beckley will enter the final table in seventh chip position with 10,800,000.

Last year Martin Jacobson overcame the second shortest stack at the start of the final table to emerge as the world champion. Perhaps this win could help propel Beckley to achieve a similar come-from-behind victory.

Here is a look at the payouts awarded at this final table:

Place Player Earnings (USD)
1 Joshua Beckley $22,349
2 Aric Pluskat $13,818
3 Syed Shah $10,036
4 Robert Hodson $7,413
5 Joshua Sperko $5,565
6 Steven Sanzone $4,244
7 Jonah Miller $3,288
8 Vigorn Dancharnjitt $2,585
9 Adam Ruen $2,063