Matchbook.com offer in-running WSOP betting
Online exchange Matchbook.com are to offer in-play betting on the World Series of Poker final table.
The remaining players, known as the November Nine, will battle it out for the biggest prize in poker this Sunday, with the action being aired on ESPN2 with a 15-minute delay. Matchbook will allow punters to bet hand-by-hand in real time.
Chip leader Martin Staszko is the current favourite to win the event, with the Czech pro priced at 9/2 to secure the title and the $8.7 million first prize.
Matchbook.com spokesman Andrew Pantling said: “With our stable of Matchbook poker pros chomping at the bit to get involved in this market in-running we’re guaranteed to have the best liquidity of any betting exchange for poker fans.”
The current November Nine odds are as follows:
Seat 1: Matt Giannetti - 13/2 (24,750,000 in chips)
Seat 2: Badih Bounahra - 12/1 (19,700,000)
Seat 3: Eoghan O'Dea - 5/1 (33,925,000)
Seat 4: Phil Collins - 7/1 (23,875,000)
Seat 5: Anton Makiievskyi – 9/1 (13,825,000)
Seat 6: Sam Holden - 16/1 (12,375,000)
Seat 7: Pius Heinz - 11/1 (16,425,000)
Seat 8: Ben Lamb - 11/2 (20,875,000)
Seat 9: Martin Staszko 9/2 (40,175,000)