WSOP 2010 November Nine found

november_nine_2010After 8 playing days of intriguing poker we are down to just nine men, who are ready to make poker history at the World Series of Poker Main Event 2010. With their new found November Nine status they will return to battle it out for the title and $8,944,138 in first prize, when the final table at the WSOP 2010 continues on November 6th at the Penn & Teller Theater at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

We have looked at the nine players and their stacks below:

Jonathan Duhamel
He is the youngest player at the final table at just 22 years old and is commanding chip leader with enormous 65,975,000 million chips. Despite his young age, Jonathan Duhamel has many fine results so far in live tournaments and also made a good cash in a side event at the WSOP this year.

John Dolan
The 24 years old John Dolan has played poker since 2004 and the American will start the final table in second chip position with 46,250,000 million chips in November. John Dolan stated his only ambition with poker was to win so much money, that he only had to play when he wanted to, which could be a dream come true, when he returns with the rest of November Nine later this fall.

Joseph Cheong
In third position with 23,525,000 million chips is the 24 years old Joseph Cheong, who was originally born in South Korea, but is now a U.S. resident. Joseph Cheong has a B.S. in Psychology and a Joint B.A. degree in Math and Economics, which normally would be a great cocktail for a poker player and so far has turned out to be at the Main Event. He is known under the name subiime on Full Tilt Poker, where he has won a Mini-FTOPS event back in 2009 for $55,000, but also has won a WSOP Circuit event in live poker for $17,541.

John Racener
Despite being only 25 years old, John Racener is the second most winning and experienced player at the final table. John Racener has over $1.000.000 in online poker winnings and has made several WSOP and WSOP Circuit final tables. His biggest live poker result was winning the WSOP Circuit Atlantic City event with a first prize at $379,392. However the WSOP final table is the finest accomplishment so far and he will return to the final table with 19,050,000 million chips.

Matthew Jarvis
At 26 years old he is yet another young player at the 2010 WSOP final table and despite only playing for only six years, he has been living of poker in recent years. Matthew Jarvis is from Surrey in Canada and is one of only three players from outside the U.S. He primarily plays online, but will get his first big live poker result in November and starts off with 16,700,000 million chips.

Filippo Candio
The 26 years old Italian from Cagliari is the only poker player not residing in North America at the WSOP Main Event final table. He has played professional poker at least two years now and is well known in Italy after winning an Italian Poker Tour event in San Remo in 2009. Playing mainly on the Italian Poker Circuit, he has won over $200,000 in his short career. When the players return in November, he will have 16,400,000 million chips.

Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi
“The Grinder” is by far the biggest poker star at the final table. He started out the 2010 series by winning the $50,000 Poker Players Championship in Event 2 and the final table concludes a great run at the 2010 WSOP. He has won total of 18 international tournaments and has won more than $8,000,000 dollar in his career. As the only player at final table, he can not settle for secondary spots to make his biggest cash and will likely only play to win. Michael Mizrachi is by far the most experienced players and is truly one of games greatest. However with 14,450,000 million chips in his stack, he still has a lot of work to do.

Cuong “Soi” Nguyen
The 37 years old single parent is the oldest man at the final table and was born in Vietnam, but resides in U.S. He has been playing poker for 10 years now, but mainly with his friends. Only one time before has he managed to cash in a live tournament, which was at the 2009 LA Poker Classic. Cuong Nguyen will be starting out with 9,650,000 million chips in front of him in November.

Jason Senti
He is the shortest stack at the final table with only 7,625,000 million chips, but the 25 years old former electrical engineer still has a chance in November. Jason Senti plays mostly online and is known under the name “PBJaxx” within the online community. He specializes in cash games from $5-10 up to $50-100 in No Limit Holdem. However his WSOP Main Event run has shown, he has great tournament skills as well. It will be his biggest cash, as he only has live winnings for $17,987.

The chip counts are summarized below:

1 Jonathan Duhamel 65,975,000
2 John Dolan 46,250,000
3 Joseph Cheong 23,525,000
4 John Racener 19,050,000
5 Matthew Jarvis 16,700,000
6 Filippo Candio 16,400,000
7 Michael Mizrachi 14,450,000
8 Soi Nguyen 9,650,000
9 Jason Senti 7,625,000

We look forward to hearing more from the players before the battle in November and are expecting a great 2010 WSOP Main Event final table, when the November Nine returns in Las Vegas.


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