Final table a life-changing moment
Editor's note: The WSOP main event final table will be broadcast on ESPN2 on Monday at 8 p.m. ET. It will conclude on ESPN on Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
For the purposes of public consumption, competition is a story. It comes with protagonists and antagonists, a beginning, middle and end, a plot, themes, a crisis and a climax. With a competition like the World Series of Poker, where 6,598 poker players plunk down $10,000 apiece in search of fame and fortune, the elements are ...
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2012 WSOP Final Table Coverage
ESPN.com's poker team is keeping you up to speed with each of the nine players at the 2012 WSOP main event final table. When action resumes on October 29, there will be one hour, nine minutes and 45 seconds left in Level 34 (blinds: 150,000/300,000 with a 40,000 ante)
October Nine Breakdown
Chip position: First, 43,875,000
Chip position: Second, 29,375,000
Chip position: Third, 28,725,000
Chip position: Fourth, 24,800,000
Chip position: Fifth, 16,800,000
Chip position: Sixth, 16,260,000
Chip position: Seventh, 15,155,000
Chip position: Eighth, 13,115,000
Chip position: Ninth, 9,805,000