Favorite Jorryt van Hoof will go fully into the WSOP Final Table finale as chip frontrunner tonight, as three players battle for the $10 million first prize.
The planet number 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 from the upper section of that very continental landmass have bagged by themselves gold, silver and bronze in this race, with the past great American hope, Will Tonking from New Jersey, bowing out gracefully in fourth.
Joining van Hoof tonight to play for the title that is biggest in poker will be 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 top prize of $10 million therefore the title of World Champion.
November Nine play began 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 first elimination, whenever it came, was extraordinary, in that it ended up being Mark Newhouse, the guy who finished ninth year tha Læs videre “Jorryt Van Hoof Leads as WSOP Final Table Down to Three”