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Craig Marquis

Born: Mar 14, 1985

Nationality: United States

Craig Marquis

Date of Birth : Mar 14, 1985

Craig Marquis is an American poker player from Arlington, Texas, and a final table participant in the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event. He had three prior WSOP cashes, one in 2008 and two in 2007. At the 2008 WSOP Main Event final table, Marquis was the first to be eliminated, starting the table with 10,210,000 in tournament chips. In his last hand, with a little under 5,000,000 in chips, Marquis open raised all-in in middle position with 7? 7?. Scott Montgomery, in the cutoff position with over 11.5 million in chips, called with A? Q?. The flop came 10? A? 7? giving Montgomery a pair of aces with Marquis making a set of sevens. However, the turn and river ran J? K? giving Montgomery a straight which eliminated Marquis in ninth place, earning him $900,670. At the 2010 World Series of Poker, Marquis cashed twice. As of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $990,000. His six cashes at the WSOP account for $976,376 of those winnings.

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