Now LiveEvents
PokerStars Championship Prague
New poker experience at 888poker

Join now to get $88 FREE (no deposit needed)

Join now
Double your first deposit up to $400

New players can use bonus code 'STARS400'

Join now
partypoker Cashback

Get up to 40% back every week!

Join now
€200 progressive bonus

+ a FREE Unibet Open Qualifier ticket

Join now

Jesse Sylvia, 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Chip Leader

The 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table is set. The nine players are on a three-month hiatus and will find their way back to Las Vegas in October to play for the diamond-encrusted bracelet and the $8.5 million first-place prize.

The chip leader, with 43,875,000 going into play in October, is 26-year-old Jesse Sylvia. A graduate of Cal Lutheran University, Sylvia is a professional poker player who resides in Las Vegas. He had one WSOP cash prior to his run in the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event.

For a look back at how Jesse Sylvia got to the 2012 WSOP Main Event Final Table, look through the PokerNews Live Reporting Blog, and for up-to-the-minute news, follow PokerNews on Twitter.

More Stories

Related Tournaments

Related Players

Other Stories

What do you think?