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WSOP main event prize approaches $9M

TAGs: Main Event, world series of poker

WSOP-Main-Event-prize-nears-$9MIt’s not quite 2006’s lofty numbers, in which 8,773 WSOP main event entrants pushed ultimate champion Jamie Gold’s prize to a record $12M, but this year’s 7,200+ entrants are 10% higher than last year (i.e., there’s 10% more entrants, not 10% more mood-altering substances in their bodies). That figure makes it the second highest number of entrants on record, and they’re expected to lift this year’s jackpot to almost $9M. And with Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander still alive and kicking on the felts, could this be the ‘summer of George?’ Read more.

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