FARBER AND RIESS IN WSOP MAIN EVENT HEADS UP



FARBER AND RIESS IN WSOP MAIN EVENT HEADS UP




Quick-paced play leaves young poker pro and amateur night club promoter facing up

2013-11-05

The World Series of Poker Main Event hasn't disappointed in terms of fast play and thrilling action as contenders were eliminated in short succession, leaving amateur Jay Farber and 23-year-old Ryan Riess the last two standing.

When play resumes on Tuesday, November 5 at 18:00 Pacific Standard Time, Farber and Riess will go heads up for the title, a coveted gold bracelet and a hefty payday of $8,361,570.

November-Niner's 2013 in order of eliminations currently stand as:

9Mark Newhouse (United States)$733,224
8David Benefield (United States$944,650
7Michiel Brummelhuis (Netherlands)$1,225,356
6Marc-Etienne McLaughlin (Canada)$1,601,024
5JC Tran (United States)$2,106,893
4Sylvain Loosli (France)$2,792,533
3Amir Lehavot (Israel)$3,727,823


The $10,000 buy-in event attracted an entry field of 6,253 creating a staggering prizepool of $59,714,169.

Farber goes into the final day with a chip lead of 105 million to Riess' 85.675 million.

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