(Las Vegas, NV) — Nine of the best poker players will compete for big money later this year. The World Series of Poker’s Main
Event ended early this morning, and the final table will be dominated by players from overseas. Just three of the final nine are Americans. The rest of the field will be represented by six other nations, including Ireland, Germany and Belize.
Martin Staszko of the Czech Republic ended as the chip leader, while Costa Rica’s John Hewitt was eliminated in the final hours.
The remaining players will return to the Rio Hotel in November, and compete for a prize of nearly nine-million dollars.