It's now day seven of the 2009 World Series of Poker and local product Billy Kopp is currently the chip leader with $15,100,000 in chips. Kopp is being chased by seasoned vet Phil Ivey who currently has $12,200,000 in chips, good enough for second place. Kopp is way ahead of everyone else in the field when it comes to total chips considering the person in 10th place currently has a little over $7,000,000
With only 29 players left in the tournament Kopp is guaranteed to rake in some dough considering the the last person knocked out who came in 30th place made $254,000.
For Kopp's playing card, click here.
Kopp resides in Erlanger and attended St. Pius for grade school and Villa Madonna Academy for high school.
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