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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - C. Tran
As Monday night bled into Tuesday morning, the most veteran player of the final 10 gamblers competing for a seat at the nine-person final table worth $8.4 million for the winner was defeated by the second-most respected player.
Tran said he is expecting a daughter and hopes that his shot at the final table may help him realize a long-held dream before retiring.
"The past couple years, I've been really distracted with a lot of things going on — I became a family man, married, I have a son," he said. "I came to the world series not really having that fire that I used to have. And when I looked back on the past couple years, I said, look, these results are not so good."