Jonathan Roy and Daniel Negreanu make WPT World Championship Final Table

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Jonathan-RoyThe 2013 WPT World Championship is the prestigious final stop wrapping up Season XI of the World Poker Tour taking place at the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas. The Main Event is a hefty $25,500 buy-in and with 146 players the prize pool is sitting at an impressive $3,540,500 with top 15 places getting paid. But buying in directly is not the only way to get your seat to this event, those who have won a WPT event during the year get an automatic entry.

Two Canadian WPT winners, both of them winning at the two inaugural WPT events at Playground Poker Club have made it deep. Amir Babakhani, who just won the WPT Spring Championship finished in 9th place, adding a further $70,300 to his WPT winnings. WPT Montreal Champ Jonthan Roy, is currently Daniel Negreanusitting 3rd in chips with an 8 man final table left. Also on the final table is Daniel Negreanu with the shortest stack. The chip leader is Chino Rheem who eliminated Amir and who is looking to score for his 2nd WPT win.

The winner of this event will go home with $1,150,297 with an 8th place finish good for a $101,935 payout.

Here are the final eight players:

Player Name

Chipcount

Chino Rheem

4,839,000

Erick Lindgren

2,518,000

Jonathan Roy

1,987,000

Matt Hyman

1,940,000

Brandon Steven

1,235,000

David Peters

858,000

Rocco Palumbo

680,000

Daniel Negreanu

545,000

You can follow the final table live action right here on CanadaPoker.com via Live Stream

WPT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (TV) – Final Table

 

WPT WOrld Championship Results

1 Chino Rheem $1,150,297
2 Erick Lindgren $650,275
3 Jonathan Roy $421,800
4 Matt Hyman $289,988
5 Brandon Steven $223,203
6 David Peters $173,993
7 Daniel Negreanu $137,085
8 Rocco Palumbo $101,935
9 Amir Babakhani $70,300
10 Sam Goldman $57,998
11 Dan Shak $57,998
12 Emil Olsson $57,998
13 Byron Kaverman $49,210
14 Steven Silverman $49,210
15 Jeffrey Ishbia $49,210
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