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by Paul on 07/13/12 at 06:51 PM ET
from the Vancouver Sun,
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo is in the money.
Luongo is among the 666 survivors at the World Series of Poker main event tournament in Las Vegas who are now guaranteed a payday.
A field of 6,598 players began play last weekend.
Luongo began play on Friday with 92,000 chips, but doubled up early in the day when his Ace-Queen hand beat a competitor’s pocket 7s after a Queen was flopped.
He is now assured of earning no less than $19,227 in the $10,000 buy-in tourney.
update 6:31pm, The article has been updated with Luongo being knocked out of the tournament today.
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