Ryan 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:
|1||Ryan Riess||$8,361,570||United States|
|2||Jay Farber||$5,174,357||United States|
|5||JC Tran||$2,106,893||United States|
|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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