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Prize Pool: $59,708,800
Entrants: 6352

WSOP $10,000 Main Event

  • Jul 06, '13 - Jul 15, '13
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Ryan Riess Wins 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event ($8,361,570)

2013 WSOP Champ Ryan RiessDown to his last 14.2 million, Farber shoved over a button raise of 2.5 million and Riess made the call with AHeart SuitKHeart Suit.

Farber was drawing live with his QSpade Suit5Spade Suit, but a flop of JDiamond Suit10Diamond Suit4Club Suit took away some of his outs.

The turn was the 3Club Suit and a teary-eyed Riess moved closer to his rail before falling to a crouch awaiting the eventual river card.

Farber needed one of the three remaining fives in the deck to stay alive, but the river was the 4Diamond Suit, ending his tournament run in second place.

Riess and his supporters jumped in celebration, rushing the stage as an explosion of streamers and confetti littered the stage and theater.

For his runner-up finish, Farber banked $5,174,357. Riess, who was overcome with emotion in victory, earned $8,361,570 and the title of world champion.

Player Tags: Ryan Riess,   Jay Farber
 

Farber In Trouble

After losing a lot of ground, Farber dug himself into an even bigger hole on hand no. 255.

Riess raised to 2.5 million on the button and Farber called. Both players checked a J-9-4 flop and the turn was another nine. Riess bet 3 million and Farber called. The river was an ace and Riess bet 8 million.

Farber called and was shown the bad news as his opponent turned over Ks9s for trips.

Farber was left with just 13.1 million to Reiss’ 177.6 million.

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Farber Gets Paid Off

Just a few hands after doubling up, Farber raised to 2.5 million on the button and Riess called. The flop was KClub Suit3Spade Suit2Club Suit and Riess checked.

Farber bet 2.8 million and Riess called. The turn was the 9Diamond Suit and Riess checked. Farber bet 6 million and Riess called. The river was the 3Club Suit and Riess checked for the last time.

Farber bet 13 million and after a few minutes of thought, Riess called. Farber showed 9Club Suit7Club Suit for a rivered flush and Riess mucked. Farber chipped up to 65.4 million and Riess was cut down to 125.3 million.

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Farber Doubles Up

With his stack circling the drain, Jay Farber called a 2 million raise from Ryan Riess. The flop was KClub SuitQSpade Suit5Heart Suit and Farber checked.

Riess bet 2.5 million and Farber shoved for his last 16.3 million. Riess immediately called, tabling KHeart Suit10Heart Suit for top pair. Farber could only show JClub Suit10Spade Suit for an open-ended straight draw.

The turn and river fell 9Heart SuitQClub Suit, however, and Farber doubled up to 36.9 million. Riess was left with 153.775 million.

 

A Terrible Flop For Nines

Heads-up actionOn hand no. 225, Ryan Riess raised the button to 2 million and Jay Farber three-bet to 5 million from the big blind.

Riess called and both players checked a flop of ADiamond SuitKClub SuitQDiamond Suit. The turn was the 5Spade Suit and Farber bet .

Riess called and the river was the KHeart Suit. Both players checked and Farber turned over pocket nines. Riess showed AClub Suit6Diamond Suit took down yet another pot, increasing his chip lead to 176.625 million to 14.05 million.

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Riess Now With More Than 5-1 Chip Lead

Since losing that big pot, Jay Farber has been unable to rebound. On a recent hand, he raised the button, was three-bet by Ryan Riess and then put in a four-bet for 25 percent of his stack.

Riess threw in another reraise and Farber was forced to fold, leaving him with 27.8 million to Riess’s 162.875 million.

 

Riess Takes Huge Lead

On the 32nd hand, Jay Farber raised to 2 million and Riess reraised to 5 million. Farber four-bet to 8.8 million and Riess called.

The flop came down 8Diamond Suit4Spade Suit3Club Suit and Riess checked. Farber bet 6.7 million and Reiss called. The turn was the 2Heart Suit and Riess checked again. Farber bet 13.6 million and Riess called.

The river was the 7Spade Suit and both players checked. Riess showed JClub SuitJHeart Suit and Farber mucked. The pot gave Riess a dominating 134.375 million to Farber’s 56.3 million.

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Farber Strikes Back

Jay FarberOn hand no. 195, the 23rd hand of heads-up play, in a hand that took over ten minutes, Ryan Riess raised on the button to 2.5 million and Jay Farber called.

The flop came down 7Club Suit3Spade Suit3Heart Suit and Riess bet 3 million. Farber called and the turn was the 2Club Suit. Farber checked for a second time and Riess bet 5 million. Farber then check-raised to 13.45 million and Riess called.

The river was the 9Spade Suit and Farber bet 24.5 million. Riess tanked for over six minutes and eventually decided to fold.

After the hand, Farber was stacked with 97.5 million, having taken the lead back from Riess with his 93.175 million.

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Riess Takes The Lead

Ryan RiessIn the biggest pot of the heads-up match thus far, Ryan Riess took the lead with a big bet on the river that Jay Farber couldn’t call.

On hand no. 191 of the final table, the 19th hand of heads-up play, Farber raised to 2 million on the button and Riess reraied to 5 million from the big blind. Farber called and the flop fell AClub Suit8Heart Suit4Diamond Suit.

Riess continuation bet 5 million and Farber called. The turn was the 7Diamond Suit and Riess checked. Farber bet 8.2 million and Riess called. The river was the ASpade Suit and Reiss bet 15 million. Farber folded and Reiss claimed his first lead, with 112.125 million to Farber’s 78.55 million.

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Riess Pulls Even

After ten hands of heads-up play, it was Ryan Riess who made the most progress, picking up about 3 million to close the gap on his opponent.

Although Jay Farber won six of the ten hands, it was Riess who won the biggest encounters. Three hands later, the two had pulled virtually even, with Farber having only a single 25,000 chip for a lead.

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