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Final 3 playing for $8.8M top prize at World Series of Poker

July 15, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The centerpiece no-limit Texas Hold ’em main event of the World Series of Poker is down to the final three players in contention for the top prize of $8.8 million.

The famed tournament will wrap up Saturday in Las Vegas. Each of the men is guaranteed to go home at least $3.75 million richer.

Poker pro Tony Miles is the chip leader with 238.9 million chips. The 32-year-old resident of Lake Mary, Florida, had not cashed at the series until last month, when he won about $6,400.

The player with the second-most chips is Indiana resident John Cynn. The 33-year-old has 128.7 million chips. He barely missed the final table to years ago, finishing in 11th place.

Houston resident Michael Dyer is beginning play Saturday with only 26.2 million chips.

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