With just a day since the 2013 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event final table, aka the “November Nine” having been, sportsbooks have already set odds for the final table.
Looking at the odds on a well-known online sportsbook Bodog.ca, the odds of winning seem to favor chipleader J.C. Tran who is given 9/5 odds. J.C. has an almost 27% chip advantage over second place Amir Lehavot. Although chip advantage is a large determining factor in the odds, player success in the live tournament world is also a key factor. With regards to Tran who already has two WSOP bracelets to his name, and eight top-ten WPT finishes, he may well be the favorite regardless of chips.
Marc-Etienne McLaughlin, the last Canadian standing in the WSOP Main Event has been given 5/1 odds of winning. McLaughlin is no stranger to the World Series, with six cashes at a WSOP event since 2009 including a very respectable 30th place finish that paid him $253,941 in the 2009 WSOP Main Event among 6,494 competitors.
Here are the current 2013 WSOP odds to win the Main Event as published at Bodog.ca. Numbers in brackets represent chip stack.
|J.C. Tran (38,000,000)||
|Amir Lehavot (29,700,000)||
|Marc McLaughlin (26,525,000)||
|Jay Farber (25,975,000)||
|Ryan Riess (25,875,000)||
|Sylvain Loosli (19,600,000)||
|Michiel Brummelhuis (11,275,000)||
|Mark Newhouse (7,350,000)||
|David Benefield (6,375,000)||
Play will resume on November 4th so a lot can happen until then.
If you want to place a bet on the November Nine, you can open up an account at Bodog by clicking here.