Canada’s Jonathan Duhamel Wins World Series of Poker 2010

Quebecer Jonathan Duhamel made history by becoming the first Canadian citizen to win the WSOP*, collecting a colossal $8,944,310!

23 –year-old Duhamel is a good friend of RakeTheRake and recently enjoyed a few bottles of sake in London with the RTR girls – who gave him a pep talk no doubt! Duhamel now has a bracelet to match that of his good friend Pascal Le Francois who won this year’s Event 8 and finished 11th in the Main Event.

The runner up was RTR member John Racener who outlasted over 7,000 players over 4 months. Despite being defeated, self-taught Racener scooped an impressive $5,545,945 in prize money. At 24-years-old Racener made their heads-up the youngest Main Event final pairing in WSOP* history.

After his victory Duhamel Tweeted: “WON THE BRACELET!!! Great match with Racener, amazing opponent! Thanks to all in Canada & around the world for all the support!”

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