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Joe McKeehen wins World Series of Poker, $7.68 million

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Pennsylvania poker pro Joe McKeehen never gave up his lead in the World Series of Poker’s championship event, and took home $7.68 million Tuesday night as the victor. The 25-year-old McKeehen won when his ace-10 turned into a pair of 10s on the flop, ensuring his victory in a face-off with Joshua Beckley of New Jersey who went all-in with a pair of fours. McKeehen held an overwhelming lead in poker chips coming into the finale and the entire three-day…

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World Series of Poker down to 6 men vying for $7.6M prize

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The man to beat at the World Series of Poker Main Event had an unrivaled tower of chips by night’s end and luck on his side. Joe McKeehen of Pennsylvania held an enormous lead going into the final three-day face-off with eight other players. Going into day two, he held 57 percent of all the chips on the table with hopes of having them all by day three. The chance for one player to win $7.6 million and poker’s most…

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