Jorryt Van Hoof Leads as WSOP Final Table Down to Three

Jorryt Van Hoof Leads as WSOP Final Table Down to Three

Favorite Jorryt van Hoof will go into the WSOP Final Table finale as chip frontrunner tonight, as three players battle for the $10 million prize that is first.

The planet variety of Poker table that is final 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 through the upper part of that very landmass that is continental bagged themselves gold, silver and bronze in this race, with the last great American hope, Will Tonking from New Jersey, bowing out gracefully in fourth.

Joining van Hoof tonight to relax and 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 while the title of World Champion.

Déjà vu

November Nine play started off cagily, as you may expect for the competition with vast amounts at stake by which a few of the pay jumps could buy you a residence or two. In fact, it took 12 hours to whittle nine straight down to three. 1st elimination, when it came, was extraordinary, in that it had been Mark Newhouse, the guy whom completed ninth year that Continue reading “Jorryt Van Hoof Leads as WSOP Final Table Down to Three”