PokerNews Staff Predictions for the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine –


The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table is less than two weeks away. On Monday, Nov. 10, the cards will be in the air starting at 4:30 p.m. PT from the Penn & Teller Theater at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. That’s when the November Nine will be back and gunning for poker’s most prestigious title and the $10 million first-place prize.

Thirty minutes after the cards are in the air, delayed coverage will be shown on ESPN2, starting at 5 p.m.

In anticipation of the culmination of poker’s greatest event, PokerNews staff and contributors have come together to predict the final table. Those participating were asked nine questions, and here’s what they had to say:

1. What do you think is the best storyline at the final table that the audience should pay attention to?

Donnie Peters, Editor-in-Chief: If you’re in tune with poker in any way, you know how amazing Mark Newhouse’s accomplishment of back-to-back WSOP Main Event final tables is, but I’m not sure the magnitude of this feat will resonate as much as it should with the common viewing audience. Newhouse was one of the final nine from a field of 6,352 in 2013 and did it again in 2014 in a field of 6,683 players. The chances of that are an astounding 1 in 524,079.

Brett Collson, Managing Editor: Newhouse’s feat of back-to-back appearances in November is one of the most impressive accomplishments in the storied history of this tournament. If he goes on to win, it could be the greatest Main Event feat ever.

Sarah Grant, Producer: There are two storylines that I see which will garner the attention of the audience, and they couldn’t be more different. On one hand, Newhouse making back-to-back final tables is such an incredible accomplishment. He …read more

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