Jonathan Duhamel, 23, from Boucherville, Quebec became the first Canadian citizen in history to win a world championship. Two Canadians had previously finished in the runner-up spot in the 41-year-history of world championships. Tuan Lam second place in 2007, and Howard Goldfarb (Jerry Yang won) back in 1995 (Dan Harrington won). For the win Duhamel received the first place prize of $8,944,31 and his first WSOP bracelet. A big congratulations to the new world champion of poker!
2010 WSOP Main Event info:
7,319 players entered the Main Event this year, the second largest WSOP Main Event field ever. The tournament began on July 5, and took more than 4 months to complete, including the November 9 final table.
Final table results:
1. Jonathan Duhamel (Canada) $8,944,310
2. John Racener (USA) $5,545,945
3. Joseph Cheong (USA) $4,131,049
4. Filippo Candio (Italy) $3,092,545
5. Michael Mizrachi (USA) $2,332,992
6. John Dolan (USA) $1,772,959
7. Jason Senti (USA) $1,356,720
8. Matthew Jarvis (Canada) $1,045,743
9. Soi Nquyen (USA) $811,823