World Series Of Poker Results 2010: WSOP Winner Jonathan Duhamel
World Series Of Poker 2010: Jonathan Duhamel, 23, Wins $8.9 Million In WSOP 2010
Jonathan Duhamel a 23 year old college drop out became the first Canadian to win the World Series of Poker on Monday night, picking up the $8.94 million dollar WSOP prize money in Las Vegas.
Jonathan Duhamel was part of the thousands of people who began the WSOP tournament in July, competing with each other until 9 players were left. Those players started playing Poker on Saturday at the final table for the World Series of Poker Main Event.
"It's a dream come true right now," Duhamel told the crowd at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino as confetti fell from a theater ceiling. "It's like the most beautiful day of my life."
"Come join the party" he said, flanked by some 200 friends and family who had rooted him on.
Duhamel becomes the first Canadian citizen in history to win poker's world championship.