Event 9 - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six-Handed

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $1,687,410
Players 1,236

Level Info

Level 23
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 5,000

Final Table Bios: Seat 3, Ralph "Rep" Porter (732,000)

Rep Porter
Rep Porter
Ralph “Rep” Porter has a poker resume most anyone would be proud of. With over 18 major tournament cashes to his name, including four top ten finishes, Porter’s biggest score came when he finished 2nd in the 2006 WSOP Circuit Event at Caesars in Atlantic City, NJ. A former finance manager, Porter currently resides in Woodinville, Washington with his wife and two kids.

Final Table Bios: Seat 4, Michiel Brummelhuis (883,000)

Michiel Brummelhuis
Michiel Brummelhuis
Michiel Brummelhuis is a 27-year old professional poker player from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Since turning pro approximately two years ago, Brummelhuis has cashed in three different tournaments, including the EPT Main Event in Dublin, where he finished 18th for $14,294. He has a devoted following among Dutch poker fans. When not at the poker table, Brummelhuis enjoys tennis and skiing.

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Final Table Bios: Seat 5, Anatoly Shilyuk (310,000)

Anthony Shilyuk
Anthony Shilyuk
30-year old Anatoly Shilyuk hails from London, Ontario, Canada. This is his first WSOP final table and, in fact, his first year at the WSOP. In a previous life, Shilyuk was a day trader. He has said that if he wins the tournament and the gold bracelet, he plans to buy a house with his wife.

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Final Table Bios: Seat 6, Nathan Templeton (449,000)

Nathan Templeton
Nathan Templeton
Nathan Templeton is a 30-year old professional poker player who makes his home in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This is his second WSOP final table appearance; he finished in 5th place in Event #31 - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em at the 2006 World Series of Poker for over $149,000. Before he turned pro, Templeton made a living as a banker. He is married with one child.

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2pm Start Time in Short-Handed Final

Rep Porter is in the hunt as the Event #8 final table begins
Rep Porter is in the hunt as the Event #8 final table begins
Join us this afternoon at 2pm PDT for the final table in Event #8, $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six-Handed. John Conkright holds a narrow lead over Michiel Brummelhuis and Rep Porter heading into this final, with the seat assignments and starting chip counts as follows:

Seat 1: Devin Porter 357,000
Seat 2: John Conkright 997,000
Seat 3: Rep Porter 732,000
Seat 4: Michiel Brummelhuis 883,000
Seat 5: Anthony Shilyuk 310,000
Seat 6: Nathan Templeton 449,000