This Saturday, November 6 2010, will see the nine survivors from this years World Series of Poker Main Event reconvene to decide who takes home the main prize of $8,944,138.
 
When the November nine gather at the Rio in Las Vegas at noon local time it will be the culmination of 78 hours of main event action in which 7,319 entrants participated, each paying a buy-in of $10,000 generating a prize pool of some $68,798,600. 
 
747 players cashed from this largesse, and each of the final nine players is already worth over $1,000,000. 
 
Jonathan Duhamel (23) is currently the chip leader on 65,975,000 going into the final table.  This Canadian online cash game pro hails from Montreal in Quebec.  He is the youngest player still at the table and has had some experience in live tournaments such as the 2008 European Poker Tour Prague and 2010 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and three WSOP cashes.
 
John Dolan (24) enters the final table with a stack of 46,250,000 at almost 20 million behind the leader.  He is one of three Florida players at the final table and lives in Bonita Springs. He has played in European Poker Tour events and has six WSOP cashes to his credit. 
 
Californian resident, Joseph Cheong (24) has European Poker Tour and WSOP circuit wins on his C.V. and currently sits on a chip count of 23,525,000.  Cheong is a professional poker player who mainly focuses on internet action where he has enjoyed considerable success.
 
John Racener (24), despite his youth, has become a well known name in international poker with significant wins in the WSOP, WSOP Europe and Full Tilt Cypress Classic.  He resides in Port Richey, Florida and is a respected online poker pro.  He goes into the main event with a chip count of 19,050,000.
 
Matthew Jarvis (26) is a Canadian player from the scenic province of British Columbia and comes into the final table with a chip count of 16,700,000.  A successful online player, Jarvis has proved his versatility by doing well in the Canadian Poker Tour and WSOP Europe events.
 
The sole Italian at the final table, Filippo Candio (26) goes into the main event with a chip count of 16,400,000 and calls the town of Cagliari his home.  He has enjoyed success in the EPT San Remo and has two WSOP cashes.
 
Michael Mizrachi (29) needs little introduction to followers of international poker and joins the final table Saturday with 14,450,000.  A recognised and respected poker pro, Mizrachi has featured widely in tournament action and comes from Miramar, Florida.  His C.V. is impressive recording successes in this year's WSOP $50,000 Players' Championship and he is the only final table player in possession of a coveted WSOP winner’s bracelet.  In addition, he has two WPT wins to his credit and currently ranks in the top five in ESPN.com's poker rankings.  His career winnings to date are $9.6 million.
 
The oldest man at the table this year will be Soi Nguyen (37) with a chip stack of 9,650,000.  An experienced poker player, he is the only amateur at the table and has taken leave from his job with a medical supplies distribution company to compete in the event, only his fourth live tournament.
 
Former electrical engineer and currently an instructor at online coaching site, Bluefire Poker, Jason Senti (29) is the short stack on the table with 7,625,000 chips.  A resident of Minneapolis, Minnesota- Senti began playing professionally three years ago.  He has two WSOP cashes and has been successful in numerous online tournaments.