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Craig Marquis
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Marquis playing at the 2008 World Series of Poker
Hometown Arlington, Texas
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Money finishes 4
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
9th, 2008
Information accurate as of 18 November 2009.

Craig Marquis (born March 14, 1985) is a poker player from Arlington, Texas, and a final table player in the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event, played on November 9, 2008.

He has three prior WSOP cashes, one in 2008 and two in 2007.[1]

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 cut-off 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.[2]

As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings exceed $930,000.[3] His 4 cashes at the WSOP account for $936,429 of those winnings.[4]


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