|Erick Lindgren was officially awarded his 2008 Player of the Year award on Monday night in front of another capacity crowd, moments before the most famous announcer in the world kicked off the heads-up festivities.
The November Nine played down to the final two Sunday as Russian Ivan Demidov and Denmark's Peter Eastgate outlasted the field at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
The much-anticipated Main Event final table attracted a sell-out crowd Sunday at the Penn & Teller Theater in the Rio, creating an atmosphere unlike anything the World Series of Poker has ever seen before.
The final table action on Sunday lasted more than 13 hours and provided us with plenty of quotes, notes, celebrity sightings and nasty reactions to the media.
The APPT Manila poker festival runs through Nov. 16 and will feature a Main Event that will serve as the grand finale to the inaugural Filipino Poker Tour.