Today's event will be kicked off with a Elvis impersonator known as "Elvis Senior" doing a rendition of "Johnny B. Goode." Considering that if the real Elvis were alive, he would be 73 years old, this was a very fitting opening.
Dan Lacourse has lifetime earnings of a whopping $1,208. Lacourse doesn’t even have to show up and will easily score his largest tournament cash of his poker life. Considering that he is second in chips, it is a safe bet that he will show and try to take this title down.
Fred Berger has the most extensive resume of anyone at this final table. Berger holds a bracelet in Pot Limit Hold'em, which he won at the 2002 WSOP. This will be Berger’s fourth WSOP final table. Coming into today, Berger has over $640,000 in career tournament earnings. It will be interesting to see if Berger’s experience will help vault him over this field of relative newcomers.
Our chip leader is a retired fire fighter playing in his fifth World Series of Poker. This will be his first WSOP cash. A lot of players will be gunning for him, so he will not have an easy road to this title.
“Mad” Marty Wilson is a popular and well known face in this field to those familiar the original Late Night Poker and UK Open Series. A tournament director by day, he’s also a fierce competitor on the felt with two previous WSOP cash finishes and over $375,000 in career earnings. With decades of experience in the poker industry he’ll be a force to be reckoned with on today’s final table.