Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | 10:10 a.m.
(Originally posted at 4:42 a.m.) The final table for the World Series of Poker main event was set early this morning.
- July 16 -- And then there were nine
The nine players will return to the Rio in November to play for the $9.1 million prize. The delay is to allow next-day television coverage.
There are no big names -- none of the players has won a World Series of Poker Bracelet. The chip leader is an Illinois salesman, Dennis Phillips.
A Russian is in second. A Dane, two Canadians and four other Americans round out the table.
For more information, visit the World Series of Poker Web site.
THE FINAL TABLE
Seat - Name - Chips - Hometown - WSOP and Circuit Earnings
1|Dennis Phillips|26,295,000|Cottage Hills, Ill.| $4,578
2|Craig Marquis|10,210,000|Arlington, Texas|$35,759
3|Ylon Schwartz|12,525,000|Brooklyn, N.Y.| $137,149 $124,580
4|Scott Montgomery|19,690,000|Perth Ontario, Canada|$73,700
5| Darus Suharto|12,520,000|Toronto|$26,389
6| David "Chino" Rheem|10,230,000|Miami|$474,843
7| Ivan Demidov|24,400,000|Moscow| $39,854
8| Kelly Kim|2,620,000|Whittier, Calif.|$26,856
9| Peter Eastgate|18,375,000|Odense, Denmark|$0