After losing almost everything he had in front of him in the biggest game he’d ever played, PokerStars player Joe Cada figured he was destined to finish in seventh place and become just another asterisk in the World Series of Poker history book. Tonight, Cada has to beat one more player in his quest to be the youngest ever WSOP Main Event champion.
Cada, the fresh-faced 21-year-old from Michigan, holds a 136,925,000 to 58,875,000 chip lead over plain-spoken Maryland logger Darvin Moon going into tonight’s 10pm heads-up match. To get there, he rode a bungee cord of emotions and fortune on Saturday night. (all chronicled in our WSOP live coverage).
Though we spoke to Cada Saturday night, it was after a marathon session and after he’d done a million and half interviews. So, just a couple of hours ago, we caught up with the man who might be champion and asked him to reflect a bit on what it took to get this far.
Watch WSOP 2009 November Nine – Joe Cada Reflects on PokerStars.tv
We will once again be reporting live from the Penn and Tell Theater at the Rio in Las Vegas beginning at 10pm tonight.
Join us as we watch to see whether Cada can hold off Moon and make WSOP history.