Jorryt Van Hoof Leads as WSOP Final Table Down to Three

Jorryt Van Hoof Leads as WSOP Final Table Down to Three

Favorite Jorryt van Hoof will go into the WSOP Final Table finale as chip leader tonight, as three players battle for the $10 million prize that is first.

The World number of Poker table that is final down to three players, with Dutchman Jorryt van Hoof finishing yesterday’s play as he started, with the chip lead and bossing the table around.

And despite Phil Hellmuth’s once disparaging remark about ‘Northern European idiots,’ three players hailing from the upper part of that very landmass that is continental bagged on their own gold, silver and bronze in this race, with the very last great American hope, Will Tonking from New Jersey, bowing out gracefully in fourth.

Joining van Hoof tonight to play for the biggest title in poker is 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 chip that is insurmountable of 89.6 million. Tonight, the players will compete for a top prize of $10 million and also the title of World Champion.

Déjà vu

November Nine play started out 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. 1st elimination, whenever it came, was extraordinary, in so it ended up being Mark Newhouse, the guy whom finished ninth year that is last. Som (more…)

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