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Jason Senti plays a hand Saturday during the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Should he outlast just one of the final nine, Senti will be a millionaire.

Grand Forks man doesn't win national poker tourney, still wins $1.36 million

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LAS VEGAS -- Jason Senti has been eliminated at the World Series of Poker in seventh place after losing an about-even race to 24-year-old Joseph Cheong, 24.


Senti, a former Grand Forks resident and a UND graduate, lost the last of his chips in the no-limit Texas Hold 'em tournament with an ace-king despite catching two kings on the flop to move squarely ahead of his opponent.

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