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Meet the October Nine - Seat 2: Jake Balsiger

Balsiger is 21 years old and is a senior at Arizona State University. The youngest member of the 2012 October Nine, this is Balsiger’s first year to eligible to play in the WSOP Main Event. He comes to the Final Table 8th in chips with 13,115,000.



Meet the October Nine - Seat 1: Russell Thomas

Thomas is a 24-year-old actuary from Hartford, CT. He starts the Main Event Final Table 4th in chips with 24,800,000