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Final table of the WSOP set

The final nine players in the World Series of Poker main event, as determined early Sunday after an eighth session of no-limit Texas Hold 'em at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The finalists emerged from a field of 7,319 players and will compete Nov. 6-8 for the tournament's top prize of $8.94 million. Ninth place will win $811,823, to be paid Sunday; higher finishers will win at least $1,045,738 and be paid the difference from ninth place money in November.

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1. Jason Senti (7,625,000)

AGE: 25

HOMETOWN: St. Louis Park, Minn.

OCCUPATION: poker player

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 10 series cashes for $157,528; four circuit cashes for $543,637.

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2. Joseph Cheong (23,525,000)

AGE: 24

HOMETOWN: La Mirada, Calif.

OCCUPATION: poker player

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: two series cashes this year for $31,064; four circuit cashes for $20,890, including one win this year in a no-limit Hold 'em tournament at Harrah's Rincon.

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3. John Dolan (46,250,000)

AGE: 24

HOMETOWN: Bonita Springs, Fla.

OCCUPATION: poker player

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: five series cashes for $105,340; two circuit cashes for $3,333.

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4. Jonathan Duhamel (65,975,000)

AGE: 22

HOMETOWN: Boucherville, Quebec

OCCUPATION: poker player

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: two cashes for $43,000.

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5. Michael ``Grinder'' Mizrachi (14,450,000)

AGE: 29

HOMETOWN: Miami

OCCUPATION: poker professional

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: one bracelet, 23 series cashes ($2.27 million); six circuit cashes for $323,258.

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6. Matthew Jarvis (16,700,000)

AGE: 25

HOMETOWN: Surrey, British Columbia

OCCUPATION: post-secondary business student

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: none.

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7. John Racener (19,050,000)

AGE: 24

HOMETOWN: Port Richey, Fla.

OCCUPATION: poker player

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: none.

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8. Filippo Candio (16,400,000)

AGE: 26

HOMETOWN: Cagliari, Italy

OCCUPATION: poker player

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: one cash for $3,460.

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9. Cuong ``Soi'' Nguyen (9,650,000)

AGE: 37

HOMETOWN: Santa Ana, Calif.

OCCUPATION: medical supply company employee

PRIOR SERIES ACCOMPLISHMENTS: none.

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Information from: World Series of Poker, Associated Press interviews, gameplay.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
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