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New WSOP champ crowned in Vegas

Updated: November 9, 2010, 12:41 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Quebec poker professional Jonathan Duhamel said he worked a series of bad jobs before getting into cards and making his living online at tables with $5 and $10 minimums.

Now -- if he wants -- he might never have to work again.

Duhamel won the World Series of Poker title and $8.94 million on Monday night, becoming the first Canadian to take down the no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event in Las Vegas.

"It is surreal. I could never dream of that. It's so huge -- so big ...

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