Tuesday 11th October, 2016

November 9 Special Offer

By Mark Valentine

RAIL THE NOVEMBER NINE WITH SPECIAL DISCOUNT FROM MAIN EVENT TRAVEL!

The countdown has begun to the biggest poker event of the year – the final of the 47th annual World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. All nine WSOP finalists, who head back to the Rio at the end of this month, are guaranteed at least $1 million in prize money – with $8 million on the table for the winner.

 We’re joining in the excitement with a special offer for all November Niner friends, family and fans.  Book your November Nine accommodation through Main Event Travel and we’ll give you a whopping 9% discount on the cost of your hotel. All you have to do is use the code WSOP9 when you book your accommodation. Offer open from now until midnight (GMT) on Thursday, October 20.

 The November Nine carved their way through a 6,737-strong field to make it to the final and include three players from Europe: Belgium’s Kenny Hallaert, currently fourth in chips with 43,325,000, Vojtech Ruzicka from the Czech Republic (27,300,000) and Spanish player Fernando Pons who’s the short stack on 6,150,000. The other six players all hail from North America, and include chip leader Cliff Josephy on 74,600,000, local hero Qui Nguyen who lives in Las Vegas and is currently lying second with 67,925,000 and Shark Cage champion/GPL commentator Griffin Benger from Canada.

 The 2016 Main Event capped the largest-ever WSOP in terms of entrants in the 47-year history of the event. A total of 107,833 players from 107 countries entered the 69 events on this summer’s WSOP schedule, generating a total prize pool of $221,211,336.