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World Series of Poker sets its 'November Nine'


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 21, 2013

~~<p>The nine final-table players in the World Series of Poker's Main Event have been determined. The leader is JC Tran with 38 million in chips, 8 million more than the second-biggest stack. Last in the field is David Benefield, with just over 6 million. The players range in age from 23 to 38 and represent five countries. Five players are from the United States, and one each are from Canada, France, Israel and the Netherlands. Six of the finalists will win prizes in excess of $1 million, with the champion taking down $8.4 million. The &quot;November Nine&quot; will reconvene at the Rio on Nov. 4.</p>
<p>&raquo; 'KA' reopens: The Cirque du Soleil show &quot;KA&quot; at MGM Grand has reopened. The show shut down voluntarily for more than a week after a performer died from a 90-foot fall during the final battle scene. That scene has been removed from the show. It was the first onstage death in the Cirque's history.</p>
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The nine final-table players in the World Series of Poker's Main Event have been determined. The leader is JC Tran with 38 million in chips, 8 million more than the second-biggest stack. Last in the field is David Benefield, with just over 6 million. The players range in age from 23 to 38 and represent five countries. Five players are from the United States, and one each are from Canada, France, Israel and the Netherlands. Six of the finalists will win prizes in excess of $1 million, with the champion taking down $8.4 million. The "November Nine" will reconvene at the Rio on Nov. 4.

» 'KA' reopens: The Cirque du Soleil show "KA" at MGM Grand has reopened. The show shut down voluntarily for more than a week after a performer died from a 90-foot fall during the final battle scene. That scene has been removed from the show. It was the first onstage death in the Cirque's history. Login for more...



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