2008 WSOPE Event #1 Final Table Set

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Adam Junglen

The 2008 WSOPE Event #1 final includes a woman, Linda Lee. The final 9 were as follows (in order):

Chip Leader: Adam Junglen, 795,000

Second in Chips: John Dwyer, 511,000

Third in Chips: Yevgeniy Timoshenko, 345,000

Fourth in Chips: Daniel Nutt, 207,000

Fifth in Chips: Neil Channing, 199,000

Sixth in Chips: Ian Woodley, 153,000

Seventh in Chips: Linda Lee, 121,000

Eighth in Chips: Jesper Hougaard, 89,000

Ninth in Chips: Fuad Serhan, 61,000

Adam Junglen is the 20 year old poker player who is limited to playing in European and Canadian tournaments due to his age. He has amassed $308,772 over his short span as a young poker pro.

Yevgeniy Timoshenko is a 20-year-old American professional poker player from Mukilteo, WA. He is originally from the Ukraine and immigrated to the US at the age of ten. His total winnings to date were $801,534.

Daniel Nutt is a 29-year-old professional poker player from Byfleet, England.

Neil Channing is a 40-year old poker player from London, England. The former legal bookmaker has an impressive trail or tournament finishes, including an 800,000 Euro win at this year's Irish Poker Championship. He has won over $1.6 million lifetime.

Ian Woodley is an English millionaire game show winner and professional poker player, based in Lee, South London. On 24 December 1999, Woodley won £1,000,000 on Chris Evans' television series TFI Friday. His total poker tournament earnings are over $850,000.

Linda Lee is a 36-year-old executive, who currently works for one of the top gaming publishers in the world, Cardoza Publishing. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam but currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has not had any significant live tournament career winnings to date.

The winner of Event #1 of the 2008 WSOPE will pocket £144,218. The second event of the WSOP Europe begins on Monday. It's a £2,650 buy-in HORSE tournament that begins at 2:00pm, one hour after the final table of Event 1 starts.

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