World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table is Racked and Ready to Roll

They started as part of the record-shattering field of 10,043. Only nine will continue their journey to see who will take home the 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event bracelet and the $12.1 million prize that comes with it. Yes, the final table of the $10,000 championship is ready to roll.

2023 Main Event final table

The 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event final table. (Image: WSOP)

All the players are guaranteed at least $900,000, but are going for much, much more.


The players have today off. They return to the Horseshoe Las Vegas at 1:30 p.m. PT  on Sunday and will play down two the final four. The winner will be determined Monday starting at the same time.

Adam Walton

Chip leader of the final nine is 40-year-old professional poker player Adam Walton with a very healthy 120 big blinds —  good for about 24% chips in play. Mainly a cash-game player, Walton, from Seattle, Wash., will nearly double his lifetime tournament cashes if disaster strikes him today and he gets knocked out in ninth.

His largest cash up to this point came in the World Poker Tour World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas in 2022 for $283,000.

Steven Jones

Second in chips with 75 Bigs is Steve Jones, a 35-year-old real estate broker from Phoenix. He easily surpassed his biggest cash of $57,425 for finishing ninth in the 2018 WSOP Colossus. He became a poker tournament millionaire by making the Main Event final table.

Daniel Weinman

Right behind Jones in third is Daniel Weinman with 68 BBs. Weinman is the second most-decorated poker player at the final table with more than $3.7 million in cashes and has the most WSOP hardware. He holds one bracelet from last year, one Circuit ring from 2015, and two World Poker Tour victories, both in 2017.

This is his ninth WSOP final table.

Jan-Peter Jachtmann

The oldest player at the final table at 55 is Jan-Peter Jachtmann, a serious-minded amateur from Germany (the marketing manager once even once published a poker magazine called PokerBlatt). He owns one very impressive WSOP bracelet he won in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship in 2012.

His run is all the more impressive knowing he says he really doesn’t like no-limit hold’em, preferring Omaha.

Juan Maceiras

The son of a former PokerStars pro Juan Antonio “Vietcong01” Maceiras, Junior has been grinding on the poker trail since 2007. The Spanish pro comes to the final table with 57 BBs. With the $900,000 guaranteed cash, he passed $2 million in tournament scores.

Ruslan Prydryk

Before this, Ukrainian Ruslan Prydryk’s biggest cash came for a fifth-place finish in a European Poker Tour Main Event for $104,637 in 2009, which accounts for about one-fifth of his total lifetime tournament cashes. The 50-year-old would most likely take another fifth-place finish here, which would be worth $2.4 million. He starts the final leg of the WSOP Main Event with 42 BBs.

Dean Hutchison

One of two players from the United Kingdom, Dean Hutchison, 36, will start the day with 35 Bigs. He brought $735,000 in tournament cashes into this event. Before this, he was averaging about $3,000 per WSOP cash (10).

His largest before this came in a 2014 UK & Ireland Poker Tour $1,000 event he took down for $154,000.

Daniel Holzner

Happy belated 31st birthday to Daniel Holzner, an apple farmer from Northern Italy, who was gifted his $10,000 Main Event seat by friends and family for his birthday. The youngest player at the final table, he also brings the shortest poker resume with him (barely $25K in cashes).

He starts his final table adventure with 27 BBs.

Toby Lewis

Last in chips with 17 BBs, UKs Toby Lewis, 33, is still a very big danger to the rest of the opponents. He’s the most accomplished player at the table in terms of tournament cashes with more than $8 million. The three-time Aussie Millions winner, including a $1.7 million cash in the $10,000 Championship in 2018, Lewis will become a $20 million tournament winner if he manages to go from worst to first on Sunday and Monday.

Final nine of 2023 WSOP Main Event 

1Steven JonesUnited States90,300,00075
2Juan Maceiras LapitoSpain68,000,00057
3Daniel HolznerItaly31,900,00027
4Adam WaltonUnited States143,800,000120
5Ruslan PrydrykUkraine50,700,00042
6Dean HutchisonUnited Kingdom41,700,00035
7Toby LewisUnited Kingdom19,800,00017
8Daniel WeinmanUnited States81,700,00068
9Jan-Peter JachtmannGermany74,600,00062

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Bob Pajich
Bob Pajich is a poker news reporter, creative writer, and poker player who never met suited connectors he didn't like. Tips, corrections, complaints and kudos should go to

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