Ryan Riess Wins 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event

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Ryan-RiessRyan Riess is a 23-year-old professional poker player from East Lansing, Michigan has won the 2013 WSOP main event for a $8,361,570 payday. This years Main Event started with 6,352 players to crate a $59,708,800 prize pool.

The action started up again on Monday at the Penn and Teller Theater in the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. The field was whittled down fairly quickly with Ryan Riess and Jay Farber left duel heads up.

On Tuesday evening they sat down to do just that, with Jay Farber having a slight chip lead. Ryan Riess works fast, and put Jay Farber out of his misery fast ending the tournament in just 90 hand of heads up play.

The 2013 WSOP is in the books, the 2014 WSOP is still six months away.

The 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event November nine finish:

# Player Earnings Country
1 Ryan Riess $8,361,570 United States
2 Jay Farber $5,174,357 United States
3 Amir Lehavot $3,727,823 Israel
4 Sylvain Loosli $2,792,533 France
5 JC Tran $2,106,893 United States
6 Marc-Etienne McLaughlin $1,601,024 Canada
7 Michiel Brummelhuis $1,225,356 Netherlands
8 David Benefield $944,650 United States
9 Mark Newhouse $733,224 United States

Cardplayer video of Ryan Riess after his amazing win:

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