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  • 04:08 PM ET  11.11
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Welcome back to another edition of Caption This. For those who crave the facts, that’s new World Series of Poker champion Peter Eastgate rolling in the dough this morning in Las Vegas. The 22-year-old Dane won $9.15 million.

Feel free to supply a suggested caption in the comments section. I will post some selections this evening.

(UPDATED)

Keeping with the Vegas theme, here's a non-winning hand of 21 selections:

“I'm not really into Robert Redford, but it was still worth it.” (Mark G)

“With his win, Eastgate joins Claire as the only two Danes that most Americans have ever heard of.” (Peteshairline)

“Immediately after winning, Eastgate put down $9.15 million toward his PSL with the New York Jets.” (vgtwoomph)

“Moments later, the pile of cash mysteriously disappeared, courtesy of Danny Ocean and his thieving crew.” (Martel)

“Peter Eastgate responds to Rod Tidwell's request in a way Jerry couldn't.” (Gilgemesh)

“Though I thought I'd never see it in my lifetime, downtrodden 20-something white men finally have living proof that yes, anything is possible.” (gc -- Chairmen of the Bored)

“One of Scott Boras' assistants shows the crowd how much money Manny wants per game.” (greybeard; also Cleph)

“Hey, I can finally buy that ticket to the Presidential inauguration!” (tiacheryl)

“Peter Eastgate vindicates his tournament win by showing that he has nothing up his sleeves.” (KS Elwood)

“This is one hell of a way to go ‘green.’” (califkid)

“After winning the money, Eastgate changed his name to Nueve Uno Cinco Eastgate.” (Zowie)

Pete McEntegart ponders his early-retirement offer from Time Warner.” (manta)

“Peter wonders if now being the youngest WSOP Main Event winner will finally shut Phil Hellmuth up. Sadly, the answer is no.” (DJ Chris)

“Meanwhile, A-Rod makes 16 million a year more than Eastgate by winning nothing.” (jimmy chitwood)

Hamlet was a 22-year-old Dane as well. And look what happened to him.” (Rickapolis)

“Peter Eastgate can barely be seen over $9.15 million dollars, yet Horatio Caine can fit $10 million into a duffel bag. What gives?” (Gach)

“Eastgate proves that Brigitte Nielsen is not the only Dane with a ginormous booty.” (jimmy chitwood)

“Thank goodness I won before Obama took office.” (AF1; also BigGuy, Zowie)

“Peter Eastgate looks to see if Magnus ver Magnusson is in the crowd to help him carry out the cash.” (Tko)

“America: What a country! Your economy is falling apart and I win $9 million for playing cards.” (big west)

“AIG quickly launders its government bailout money thru some punk kid.” (BKJ)

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