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Only three players eliminated in three hours of action at the Main Event

Play has been going on for almost three hours at the final cut-down day of the World Series of Poker’s Main Event.

And the action has been slow.

Only three players from the 27-person starting field have been eliminated. The first two were from Germany. Nicco Maag went out in 27th place and Jan Heitmann in 26th place. Both players will earn $294,601.

Just a short while ago, Roland Israelashvili of Forest Hills, NY was eliminated in 25th place, also earning $294,601.

The $10,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em World Championship will be cut to final table of nine players sometime tonight. If the action continues at this pace, the last nine players won’t be decided until Tuesday morning.

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