January 12, 2011 5:06:42 AM EST
Just got word on this, should drive a TON of action down to Foxwoods:
November Nine Reunite at Foxwoods Casino
2010 WSOP MAIN EVENT NOVEMBER NINE TO REUNITE AT FOXWOODS MEGA STACK CHALLENGE IN FEBRUARY
WSOP FINAL TABLE PLAYERS WILL COMPETE AGAIN
MASHANTUCKET, CT — The 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event final table players will reunite to play against each other at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. on Tuesday, Feb. 8 during its Mega Stack Challenge XIX. Never before during the modern era of poker have the WSOP final table players, currently dubbed the November Nine, ever been reassembled.
To add to the uniqueness of this extraordinary event, Foxwoods Resort Casino will offer a series of qualifying tournaments – from Jan. 11 through February 3 – that give Foxwoods poker players an opportunity to hit the felt against members of the 2010 WSOP November Nine. The reunion event, which will be a three-table tournament, will be held on the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 8 in the newly opened Foxwoods poker tournament room.
“This will be a legendary reunion watched by the entire poker community,” said professional poker player and media personality Bernard Lee, who is also spokesperson for Foxwoods Resort Casino and its World Poker Tour-branded Poker Room. “Not only will the November Nine meet at Foxwoods to resurrect memories of their last game, the players will also test their skills against the casino’s strongest poker players.”
The 2010 WSOP November Nine are Jonathan Duhamel (2010 WSOP Main Event Champion), John Racener, Joseph Cheong, Filippo Candio, Michael Mizrachi, John Dolan, Jason Senti, Matt Jarvis, and Soi (Cuong) Nguyen.
In addition to playing in the reunion event, the November Nine will also host the Foxwoods Mega Stack Challenge XIX tournament series held from Feb. 4–13.