Poker World Championship Down To Last Nine
MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:
Our last word in business today is nine. That's the number of high-flying players who survived in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas this past weekend. Thousands of gamblers entered the competition after an 18-hour session that ended around dawn on Sunday. A 10th-place player was eliminated. The final nine meet again in November for a shot at the title of World Champion and a top prize of nearly $9 million.
Even the losers will walk away with several hundred thousand bucks.
That's the business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
And I'm Renee Montagne.
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