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Friday, May 23, 2008

Paddy Power covers the 2008 WSOP with final table bets

Ireland's largest bookmaker Paddy Power is offering a "To Make the Final Table" market on the upcoming 2008 WSOP main event in Las Vegas.

The biggest stars in the poker world will compete alongside thousands of amateurs at the Main Event, which is scheduled to begin on July 3rd and play down to the final table of 9 players on July 14th. At this point play will be suspended until early November, when the final table will be played out on live television.

Defending champion Jerry Yang is available at 300/1 and 2006 champion Jamie Gold is available at 200/1, while some of the world's most famous players, including Gavin Griffin, Phil Ivey, Patrick Antonius & Gus Hansen, make up an elite group of professionals available at 100/1.

WSOP $10,000 Main Event - To Make the Final Table
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Allen Cunningham 100/1
Gavin Griffin 100/1
Phil Ivey 100/1
Patrick Antonius 100/1
Gus Hansen 100/1
Erik Seidel 125/1
Chris Ferguson 125/1
Tony G 150/1
Doyle Brunson 150/1
Jamie Gold 200/1
Jennifer Tilly 300/1
Jerry Yang 300/1

And PaddyPower is offering a money-back special on the "To Make the Final Table" market; where they will refund all losing bets in this market if any Irish player reaches the final table.

The "Top Irish Player" market will be hotly contested as usual, with Ireland's top players competing to be the 2nd Irishman (after Noel Furlong) to take home a Main Event bracelet. A collection of the top players on the island makes up the leading group available at 22/1.

WSOP $10,000 Main Event - Top Irish Player
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Andy Black 22/1
Ciaran O'Leary 22/1
Marty Smyth 22/1
Roy Brindley28/1
Padraig Parkinson 35/1
Ken Powell 66/1

The "Top English Player" market is as hard to call as the Irish market, with an especially strong collection of English players expected to compete at the 2008 WSOP Main Event. Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott is one of the three favorites available at 50/1, with Dave Colclough available at 100/1.

WSOP $10,000 Main Event - Top English Player
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Dave Ulliott 50/1
Ram Vaswani 50/1
Roland De Wolfe 50/1
Neil Channing 66/1
Jon Kalmar 80/1
Dave Colclough 100/1
Barney Boatman 100/1
Victoria Coren 200/1

RELATED LINKS :

To check out the bets - it's hiding on the Sports Section of PaddyPower.com (but this link will take you directly there)

To actually play Online Poker visit Paddy Power Poker.

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