D -Day is here! It is 10th November and in a few hours from now 9 men will make way to the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino to play the poker match of their lifetimes. The Nine Poker players represent Six Nations and will battle to divide $28 Million amongst themselves. At the end of 11th November, the poker world will crown a World Champion who will take home $10 Million in prize money as well as the coveted WSOP Bracelet. Who will it be? We have been counting the days with the poker community sharing profiles of these poker players. Today as these players take to the biggest felt in poker, we share some of the odds popular betting sites are giving them. So take your pick and get the predictions going.
To refresh your memory, here is the 2014 November Nine–
|Name||Starting chip count||Carbon Odds||Bovada Odds||Betfair||PokerStrategy|
|Jorryt van Hoof||38,375,000||2.5/1||2.85/1||3/1||3/1|
Carbon’s Betting Site is giving the chip leader Jorryt Van Hoof the best odds of around 2.85 to 1. This means if you bet 100 on Van Hoof winning then you will get 285 if he wins. Mark Newhouse with his back to back Final tables performance is second favourite with 3 to 1 odds while Felix Stephenson is next with 4 to 1 odds. Martin Jacobsen is next with odds of 4.5 to 1 while the rest of the lot if much lower.
Bovada’s betting site also goes similar odds to Van Hoof with 2.85 to 1. Here Stephenson beats the rest of the pack with next best odds of 4 to 1 and Newhouse at 5 to 1. Andoni Larrabe gets odds of 7 to 1 and Dan Sindelar has a 7.5 to 1 chance. Van Hoof is a favourite with 3 to 1 odds at Betfair also. Stephenson with odds of 5 to 1 is next while Jacobson and Newhouse are close thirds with around 6 to 1 odds. Apart from these winner bets, there are other proposition bets also going on at betting sites. There are betting odds for if the champion will be American or Non American(USA v/s Rest of the World Odds) . There are betting odds for order of elimination, colour of the final hand’s turn and river cards and which heads up combination is best.
We at OPN are giving credit to the final table experience of Mark Newhouse. So OPN is rooting for Newhouse to ship it this time. The other two we will be keeping a close look at will be Felix Stephenson and the chip leader Van Hoof.