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Casino City's Coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker Final Table

11 November 2015

Take a ride with Casino City through the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event final table, as we take you inside the November Nine and detail all of the action.

DAY 3 of November Nine - Tuesday, Nov, 11


Joe McKeehen wins 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event
Joe McKeehen, a 24-year-old pro from Philadelphia, dominated the WSOP Main Event final table in Las Vegas this week, going wire-to-wire to became poker’s world champion on Tuesday.

New WSOP Main Event champ Joe McKeehen shows off his gold bracelet on Tuesday night.

New WSOP Main Event champ Joe McKeehen shows off his gold bracelet on Tuesday night.

Joe McKeehen's proud parents paint different picture of their poker champion son
Joe McKeehen may have the reputation of being cold, but, according to his parents, the new WSOP Main Event champion has a warm and fuzzy side when it comes to his family.

WSOP November Nine Notebook: Neil Blumenfield and Co. relish fan favorite role
One of the more compelling stories of the 2015 WSOP Main Event final table was the emergence of Neil Blumenfield as a crowd favorite, and his No. 1 fan enjoyed every minute of it.

Pierre Neuville still lamenting final table exit
Two days after Pierre Neuville took seventh place at the World Series of Poker Main Event he explains to Casino City why his November Nine experience is still haunting him.


DAY 2 of November Nine - Monday, Nov, 10


Three players remain at WSOP Main Event
Joe McKeehen, Neil Blumenfield and Josh Beckley are all guaranteed a multimillion-dollar payday, with the winner set to pocket $7.68 million in prize money and their first WSOP gold bracelet.

Cannuli suffers tough-luck early departure at WSOP Main Event final table
Two hands into Day 2 of the 2015 November Nine, Tom Cannuli was unceremoniously ousted from the World Series of Poker Main Event final table when his aces were cracked by Max Steinberg's pocket 10s and as his fans exited the building, so did most of the energy in the theater.

WSOP November Nine Notebook: The story behind 'Joey Ice Cube'
Chip leader Joe McKeehen's biggest (and loudest) fan has started a now infamous chant at the Rio that is ringing in the ears of those surrounding him. Don't expect it to go away any time soon.

New Jersey native Tom Cannuli had a boisterous fan base in Las Vegas rooting him on at the WSOP Main Event final table.

New Jersey native Tom Cannuli had a boisterous fan base in Las Vegas rooting him on at the WSOP Main Event final table.

DAY 1 of November Nine - Sunday, Nov, 9


McKeehen eliminates three players from WSOP on Sunday night
Joe McKeehen padded his chip lead even further Sunday night, as the Pennsylvania-based poker pro knocked out the first three players from the November Nine.

Joe McKeehen plays the villain role at WSOP Main Event final table
While the other November Niners play nice for their fans and the camera, Joe McKeehen is here for one reason and one reason only: to take everybody's chips.

WSOP November Nine notebook: Slow play and snappy dressers
While the glacial pace annoyed spectators, there were still plenty of interesting stories to find at the WSOP Main Event at the Rio this weekend.

Poker Hall of Fame Ceremony - Friday, Nov. 7


Top 10 reasons the Poker Hall of Ceremony was a smashing success
John Juanda and Jennifer Harman were inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame on Friday night, and Casino City was there to witness an evening full of shining moments for the World Series of Poker.

WSOP Main Event Final Table Preview and Predictions


Poker pros and media make predictions for WSOP Main Event Final Table
Casino City asked a collection of poker players and media personalities, including three Main Event champions, who will win the World Series of Poker Main Event. While it's not surprising the consensus pick is chip leader Joe McKeehen, many of our experts are calling for an upset, offering interesting insights on how it will all unfold once the cards are in the air this Sunday.

Top 10 tidbits and trends from the November Nine Era
Seven years since the World Series of Poker inserted a delay before the Main Event final table and created the November Nine concept, Casino City crunches the numbers and uncovers some interesting trends and tidbits.

An eighth-place finish at the WSOP Main Event didn't stop Federico Butteroni (second from left) and friends from celebrating a spirited run for the native of Italy.

An eighth-place finish at the WSOP Main Event didn't stop Federico Butteroni (second from left) and friends from celebrating a spirited run for the native of Italy.

WSOP Main Event Final Table Player Profiles


Neil Blumenfield
Laid off from his job days before the start of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, Neil Blumenfield's run to the final table of came at a fortuitous time. Now, the 61-year-old is hoping to make history in November as the prestigious event's oldest bracelet winner.

Federico Butteroni
Thanks to a 12-month hiatus in Australia where he worked as a dishwasher and on a watermelon farm, the Italian poker pro is rejuvenated as he prepares for the WSOP Main Event final table.

Max Steinberg
After spending most of his time over the last 18 months focusing on daily fantasy sports, Steinberg finds himself among the final nine players at the World Series of Poker's Main Event.

Ofer Zvi Stern
With $3,500 in WSOP tournament lammers that would become worthless once Main Event registration closed, this Israeli businessman booked a flight to Las Vegas.

Tom Cannuli
Tom Cannuli is the youngest player remaining in the World Series of Poker Main Event, but the 23-year-old New Jersey native is long on experience, motivation and positive energy, which he feels will pay dividends at the final table in November.

Pierre Neuville
Following a near-death experience, the Belgium native left a flourishing career as a toy company executive to chase his dream of playing poker for a living. Now, with more than $3 million in career earnings on the felt, the 72-year-old is trying to make history as the oldest winner of the World Series of Poker Main Event.

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