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Final thoughts from Las Vegas

Updated: July 16, 2009, 9:16 AM ET
By Andrew Feldman

4:30 a.m. ET: We have our November Nine, and yes, Phil Ivey is one of them. After an eight-level final-day marathon last year, it was quite shocking that the final table had been determined by 3 a.m. ET. The final 27 players showed up on perhaps the biggest day of their poker careers, and as they had for the entire main event, they played fast. By 6:40 p.m. ET, under four hours into play on Wednesday, only 18 remained. Antonio Esfandiari was eliminated in 24th place, and hopes of a double-superstar ...

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