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- A 29-year-old professional poker player who finished 4th at the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event which was good for $2.5 million. All told, Eric Buchman has over $3.3 million in live tournament earnings.
Eric Buchman is a pro poker player from New York who prior to the Main Event had 10 career cashes in WSOP history, making him the third most accomplished pro at the '09 final table. Many people felt that Eric Buchman was the favorite to take down the Main Event because of his skill-level and $38.4 million in chips going into the final table, but Joe Cada had other ideas.