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Forbes: Richest Sporting Events In The World

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6. World Series of Poker

Sports: Poker
Prize Money: $8.9 million
At last year’s World Series of Poker, a 23-year-old Canadian (and college dropout) named Jonathan Duhamel won the tournament’s main event, the $10,000 Buy-In No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em. His jackpot: $8.9 million. Who needs school?

(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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