Meet the 2011 WSOP November Nine!
Las Vegas, NV (July 20 2:00 PST) What started as the third-largest live poker tournament in history is now down to the final nine players at the 2011 World Series of Poker. Nearly two weeks and more than half a million hands after the $10,000 buy-in Main Event Championship initially began, the famed November Nine players have finally been determined.
The decisive moment came when Eoghan ODea eliminated John Hewitt (San Jose, Costa Rica), who ended up as the tenth-place finisher. The final hand was dealt at 2:10 am, eliciting frustration for Hewitts many supporters, while igniting an outburst of screams and cheers from more than a thousand spectators, including the family and friends of those who about to step into the brightest spotlight of their lives. Read more