Dane Claims $9.1 Million at World Series of Poker Main Event

12 November 2008

The youngest person to ever win the main event at the World Series of Poker took home $9.1 million early Tuesday morning.

Peter Eastgate, a 22-year-old Danish poker pro, defeated Ivan Demidov, a 27-year-old Russian.

“I'm not necessarily going back to college, but I will look for more opportunities to become a more wise person,” Mr. Eastgate told the Associated Press.