Favorite Jorryt van Hoof will go in to the WSOP Final Table finale as chip leader tonight, as three players battle for the $10 million prize that is first.
The World number of Poker table that is final down to three players, with Dutchman Jorryt van Hoof finishing yesterday's play as he started, 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 section of that very landmass that is continental bagged by themselves gold, silver and bronze in this race, with the past great American hope, Will Tonking from New Jersey, bowing out gracefully in fourth.
Joining van Hoof tonight to play for the biggest title in poker will likely 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 chip that is insurmountable of 89.6 million. Tonight, the players will compete for the prize that is top of10 million as well as the title of World Champion.
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