A Man From Illinois Crowned Poker World Champion

John Cynn, who is now 33-year-old, is a professional poker player from Illinois. Recently he emerged as the new World Series of Poker Main Event champion, while playing a tournament with a starting field of 7,874. Winning the tournament, he won the prize amount of $8.8 million.

Cynn, who is young but sharp with mind outlasted Tony Miles in a 10-hour, 199-hand marathon heads-up session last week with 11 lead changes.
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