Favorite Jorryt van Hoof will go fully into the WSOP Final Table finale as chip leader tonight, as three players battle for a $10 million first prize.
The planet Series of Poker final dining table is down to three players, with Dutchman Jorryt van Hoof finishing yesterday’s play as he began, with the chip lead and bossing the table around.
And despite Phil Hellmuth’s once disparaging remark about ‘Northern European idiots,’ three players hailing through the upper part of that very landmass that is continental bagged on their own gold, silver and bronze in this race, with the past great American hope, Will Tonking from New Jersey, bowing away gracefully in fourth.
Joining van Hoof tonight to try out for the title that is biggest in poker are Sweden’s Martin Jacobson, who has 64.75 million in chips, and Norway’s Felix Stephensen, with 46.1 million. Van Hoof, meanwhile, has a by-no-means insurmountable chip lead of 89.6 million. Tonight, the players will compete for the prize that is top of10 million and the title of World Champion.
November Nine play started off cagily, you a house or two as you might expect for a tournament with millions of dollars at stake in which some of the pay jumps could buy. In fact, it took 12 hours to whittle nine straight down to three. The initial elimination, whenever it came, was extraordinary, in so it had been Mark Newhouse, the guy who completed ninth year that isContinue reading