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  1. Day 6 recap: Jacobson leads final 27

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- Martin Jacobson led the WSOP main event after Day 1A and nobody batted an eye. Success isn't automatic for the chip leaders of the early days, but Jacobson is looking to follow in the footsteps of Joe Cada and turn a Day 1 chip lead into...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. The slow road to 36 players

    Andrew Feldman

    There's a pretty substantial pay jump at 36 and for the first time in this tournament, the players seem to recognize it. After a flurry of eliminations during the first half hour after the dinner break, the play slowed dramatically and some quasi-exc...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Burns looking for help, not tipping hand

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If Revolution general manager Michael Burns was a contestant on the World Poker Tour, it's quite likely he'd be the one at the table adorned in a hat, sunglasses and headphones, all of which would go perfect with a full beard. ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  4. Day 6: Five tables remain in main event

    Andrew Feldman

    A flurry of eliminations in the Amazon Room late in Level 27 left only 44 players in contention for the $10 million first-place prize at the 2014 World Series of Poker. Day 6 is planned for a lengthy 11 hours of play, or until the field reaches 24 pl...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  5. Day 6: Maria Ho eliminated, 68 left

    Andrew Feldman

    The World Series of Poker main event began eight days ago with 6,683 hopefuls looking to earn $10 million. Only 68 players are left chasing that dream. Day 6 began with everyone following a few key storylines. The first was Maria Ho, who became th...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  6. Mark Newhouse leads final 79 players

    Andrew Feldman

    The unthinkable is quickly becoming a little more realistic. Mark Newhouse, the ninth-place finisher in 2013, leads the final 79 players after Day 5 of the World Series of Poker main event and looks to become the first November Niner to make it back ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  7. Final 120 settle in for Level 24

    Andrew Feldman

    Remember the slow down that we've been talking about for days? It's here. After four hours of rapid eliminations, the past level knocked off less than 30 players which has allowed for a good amount of positioning for those remaining in contention....

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  8. Day 5: Under 200 remain in main event

    Andrew Feldman

    As part of the Amazon Room fills up with players from the $235 Daily Deepstacks (my opinion on that here), the main event field has been reduced to fewer than 175 players. Kyle Keranen entered the last level as the chip leader, but it's been a tumult...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  9. Day 5: Bring on the Red Bull

    Andrew Feldman

    Tournament Director Jack Effel announced prior to play on Saturday that the field would be in for a lengthy day. Five and a half levels are planned for Day 5 (11 hours) as Effel hoped to bring the field down to around 80 players by the end of the nig...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  10. Haugen leads after main event Day 4

    Andrew Feldman

    The smiles turned back to stares throughout the course of Day 4 of the World Series of Poker main event. After a raucous celebration rocked the Amazon Room when the remaining players made the money, the field returned to seriousness as positioning fo...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  11. Day 4: Ivey eliminated in 430th

    Andrew Feldman

    It's been a rough two days for the world's best player. After his incredible Day 2 effort, Phil Ivey faltered over the past two days and was eliminated during the past level in 430th place. Event 25 bracelet winner John Kabbaj led out for 80,000 and ...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  12. Day 4: Finstein leads final 443

    afeldman

    The flood of players out the door continued during Level 17 and all remaining players have locked up a pay day of at least $25,756. After a period of constant all-ins, the pace has slowed of late as players are now taking this time to position themse...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  13. Money bubble bursts on Day 4

    Andrew Feldman

    A champagne bottle popped inside a packed Amazon Room early on Level 16. Everyone cheered as the remaining players took off their glasses, hoodies and headphones to share a quick handshake or hug. The champagne was distributed to anyone who wanted it...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  14. Day 3 Recap: Riess out, Liporace leads

    Andrew Feldman

    Day 3 of the World Series of Poker main event was unexpectedly halted Thursday with 746 players remaining and 53 minutes remaining in Level 15. With the money bubble approaching rapidly, the tournament staff needed to have all hands on deck to handle...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  15. Day 3: The first chip-millionaire

    Andrew Feldman

    Mehrdad Yousefzadeh was the first player to reach seven figures in chips during Level 14. Yousefzadeh has spent a few hours in Phil Ivey's big blind and the chips have headed in his direction steadily throughout the last level. Ivey, who has about 40...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  16. Day 3: Ryan Riess eliminated

    Andrew Feldman

    More than a third of the players that started Day 3 are now tasked with the challenge of forgetting the main event exits. One of those players is 2013 WSOP main event champion Ryan Riess. The defending champ put up a fight on Day 3, squeezing out sma...

    Blog | July 10, 2014