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This Week in Poker -- Sept. 3 – 10

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Thomas MarcheseCheck out CardPlayer.com every Friday for a weekly wrap-up of the news from the live poker tournament trail.

Card Player Player of the Year Update

The Card Player Player of the Year Race is brought to you by Bodog

1: Thomas Marchese — 4,766
2: Sorel Mizzi — 3,862
3: Dwyte Pilgrim — 3,776
4: Jared Jaffee — 3,478
5: Jeffrey Papola — 3,420
6: Mike Beasley — 3,320
7: Valdemar Kwaysser — 3,280
8: Frank Kassela — 3,264
9: Miguel Proulx — 3,190
10: Tomer Berda — 3,072

This Week in Poker

There was no major POY movement in the top 10 of the Card Player Player of the Year race this week.

Headlines:

World Poker Tour – Jake Cody Wins London Poker Classic
Partouche Poker Tour Grand Final – Final Nine Set
North American Poker Tour – LA Event Schedule Released
WSOP Circuit – Tour Adds New Stop near Dallas
World Poker Tour London – Justin Smith Wins High Roller Event

Featured Tournament Results

Winstar Oklahoma The River $3 Million Guaranteed Poker Series — $2.5 Million Guaranteed Championship Event

Buy-in: $2,100
Number of Entries: 1,436
Total Prize Pool: $2,872,000
First-Place Prize: $646,690
Places Paid: 144

Final-Table Results:

1: Khoueng Souvoravong — $646,690 (1,200 POY points)
2: Daniel Snowden — $373,360 (1,000 POY points)
3: Theodore Gill — $201,040 (800 POY points)
4: Adam Wessley — $143,600 (600 POY points)
5: Kyle Carlston — $114,880 (500 POY points)
6: James Tolbert — $100,520 (400 POY points)
7: George Merchant — $86,160 (300 POY points)
8: Quan Nguyen — $71,800 (200 POY points)
9: Pat Atchison — $64,620 (100 POY points)

Looking Ahead

World Series of Poker Europe

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PokerStars Asia Pacific Poker Tour Auckland

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Commerce Hold’em Series

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Borgata Poker Open

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