WSOP 2011 Results: November Nine in Place for 2011 Main Event
WSOP 2011 Results Introduces the November Nine
The November Nine are set in stone and ready for the final table showdown. For those unfamiliar with the World Series of Poker, these players will actually take four and a half months off before dueling at the final table in November.
The action is poised to be incredible as some poker pros dominate the final table. While some of these players won't be considered household names like Phil Ivey or Daniel Negreanu, they are still some of the best players in the world.
Ben Lamb, the players who has run amock at this year's WSOP, is the headline player. Lamb enters the final table with four top 15 finishes before the Main Event and is the leader for Series Player of the Year.
The only amateur player in the field is Badih Bounahra, a 49-year old from Belize.
This year's final table also features a German player for the first time ever. Pius Heinz has been on a good run at the Main Event and had to keep his poise down the stretch after losing a majority of the stretch.
Also in the field is 21-year old professional, Anton Makiievskyi, who would become the youngest player to win the event if he were to come away with a victory.
Here are the November Nine with chip counts:
|Martin Staszko|| 40.1 million|
|Eoghan O'Dea||33.9 million|
|Matt Giannetti|| 24.7 million|
|Phil Collins|| 23.8 million|
|Ben Lamb|| 20.8 million|
|Badih Bounahr|| 19.7 million|
|Pius Heinz|| 16.4 million|
|Anton Makiievskyi|| 13.8 million|
|Sam Holden|| 12.3 million|
With the Main Event underway, tune to Bleacher Report's Poker Page to stay updated on everything happening at the 2011 WSOP.
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