November Nine Set for World Series of Poker

    July 16, 2009

The world of poker is creating a lot of buzz on the Internet with sites like, and hundreds of professional poker players using Twitter almost in real time as they play. For those of you who are poker fans here is a WebProNews poker update:

The World Series of Poker final table in Las Vegas has been set and poker superstar Phil Ivey is still in it..

The final table is as follows:


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Seat 1: Darvin Moon – 58,930,000
Seat 2: James Akenhead – 6,800,000
Seat 3: Phil Ivey – 9,765,000
Seat 4: Kevin Schaffel – 12,390,000
Seat 5: Steven Begleiter – 29,885,000
Seat 6: Eric Buchman – 34,800,000
Seat 7: Joe Cada – 13,215,000
Seat 8: Antoine Saout – 9,500,000
Seat 9: Jeff Shulman – 19,580,000


The player on the bubble eliminated in 10th place was Jordan Smith who collected $896,730 for his effort.

Perhaps the most unlucky player was Former University of Kentucky student Billy Kopp who at one point yesterday held the chip lead. He ended his day going all in for over $20 million with a 5-3 diamond flush only to be called by Darvin Moon’s Q-J diamond flush! Bad Beat Billy was drawing dead and finished in 12th place for a $896, 730 payday.

The winner in Novemer will receive $8,546,435 and a World Series of Poker bracelet. Here are the payouts for the final table:

1st — $8,546,435

2nd — $5,182,601

3rd — $3,479,485

4th — $2,502,787

5th — $1,953,395

6th — $1,587,133

7th — $1,404,002

8th — $1,300,228

9th — $1,263,602