It’s down to the final day of the Main Event before we determine our “November Nine” final table!Anton Makiieskyi begins the day with the chip lead, but with Player of the Year leader Ben Lamb and up-and-coming superstar Phil Collins tearing up the other two tables, will he be able to hold onto it?Another American hoping to keep the bracelet stateside this year is Bryan Devonshire, whose loud and uproarious cheering section proudly displays the “Devo” buckets on their heads. Finally, what will happen when Alexsander Mozhnyakov and Scott Schwalich tangle with two huge hands in a monster pot?Day eight continues with the bustout of Mozhnyakov in 19th place, and play down from 6,865 entrants to just the final two tables.
The 18 remaining get down to serious business in their quest for the final table, but that isn't stopping Phil Collins and his boisterous rail from singing “In the Air Tonight,” or Ben Lamb casually joking around at the feature table. One player doing nothing but hauling in chips is German Pius Heinz – is he as unstoppable as he looks, or can fellow Europeans Andrey Pateychuk and Anton Makiievskyi find a way to slow him down?
All the Tuesday night WSOP Main Event coverage will feature hole cards during hands, and follows the traditional Tuesday night format poker fans have come to expect from ESPN in terms of World Series of Poker action.
A starting field of 6,865 players entered the $10,000 buy-in event this year, creating an enormous $64,531,000 prize pool which will make the eight finalists all millionaires and the winner will walk away with $8,711,956.
Who will make the "November Nine" and return in November to a sold-out Penn & Teller theater? The journey is almost over, and each and every week the WSOP on ESPN will bring viewers inside the event to follow the storylines that develop throughout gaming's richest annual event.