Poker man has eye on jackpot - Wednesday 25th of July 2007

Poker professional Jonathan Kalmar from Chorley could be set to hit the jackpot in the States.

The 33 year old is in the final nine contestants of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas which has an $8m prize on offer.

Thousands of players are attracted to the world championships at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino where Jonathan is already guaranteed more than $500,000.

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The former IT manager has travelled the world gambling over the last two years.

He has been joined out in las Vegas by his wife Kyla.

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