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  1. Riess The Beast? No. Riess the Champ

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- There's no better moment in poker than watching the crowning of a new world champion. On Tuesday night, tears and emotions flowed from the hundreds of friends and family of Ryan Riess as he won the 2013 World Series of Poker main event. ...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  2. WSOP main event heads-up blog

    Andrew Feldman

    It's Ryan Riess versus Jay Farber for $8.3 million, the diamond-studded bracelet and the title of world champion. Follow along tonight and join the conversation as the action plays out in Las Vegas....

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  3. Day 5: Defending champ Merson eliminated

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- Greg Merson's bid for a back-to-back main event title has ended. The 2012 world champion was short all day and moved all-in with A-2 midway through Level 22. Brett Richey called, showed A-K and held as the board ran K-3-2-9-4. Merson rec...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  4. Jesse Sylvia leads the main event final table

    Andrew Feldman

    The World Series of Poker main event final table is set, and Jesse Sylvia leads a group of eight Americans and one Hungarian looking to become the next world champion. Day 7 began with 27 hopefuls looking to fill nine seats. The Day 6 chip leaders, ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  5. WSOP 2012 - Jesse Sylvia leads the main event final table

    Andrew Feldman

    The World Series of Poker main event final table is set, and Jesse Sylvia leads a group of eight Americans and one Hungarian looking to become the next world champion. Day 7 began with 27 hopefuls looking to fill nine seats. The Day 6 chip leaders,...

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  6. The good and the bad for poker in 2010

    Andrew Feldman

    From the crowning of a 19-year-old champion at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in January to Jonathan Duhamel becoming the first Canadian world champion in November, 2010 was filled with great moments. Fans witnessed the creation of a new, excitin...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  7. Poker industry in 2010 sees growth, changes and a couple of new h...

    Andrew Feldman

    From the crowning of a 19-year-old champion at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in January to Jonathan Duhamel becoming the first Canadian world champion in November, 2010 was filled with great moments. Fans witnessed the creation of a new, excitin...

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  8. World Series of Poker: Matt Keikoan wins second bracelet in limit...

    Andrew Feldman

    Matt Keikoan made a great comeback to win his second bracelet in the $10,000 limit hold 'em world championship Event 29.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  9. World Series of Poker: 23-year-old poker pro David "Bakes" Baker ...

    Andrew Feldman

    David "Bakes" Baker made his second final table of the 2010 WSOP and became the newest $10,000 lowball world champion.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2010
  10. Poker Pick 'em: A look at the nine players remaining in the main ...

    Andrew Feldman

    Andrew Feldman takes a look at each of the nine players remaining in the main event.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2009
  11. Around the felt: UB Scandal, HOF, WSOPE

    Andrew Feldman

    During a time when the poker industry focuses on who will become the next world champion, one former world champion is officially on the hook for being part of the Ultimate Bet cheating scandal from June 2003 until December 2007. After over a year of...

    Blog | September 13, 2009
  12. Kahnawake Gaming Commission releases final report on UB scandal

    Andrew Feldman

    During a time when the poker industry focuses on who will become the next world champion, one former world champion is officially on the hook for being part of the Ultimate Bet cheating scandal from June 2003 until December 2007. After over a year of...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2009
  13. ESPN.com's 2009 WSOP Day 1B Blog

    Andrew Feldman

    7:35 p.m. ET: Chris Moneymaker was one of the first major casualties of Day 1B. The 2003 world champ was eliminated when his 10-10 ran into his opponent's pocket aces. However, that's not the entire story. Just moments before, Moneymaker lost another...

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2009
  14. WSOP Blog: 27 by the end of the day

    Andrew Feldman

    Editor's note: Don't forget that you can watch Day 6 on ESPN on Oct. 14. New episodes of the WSOP air each Tuesday, starting July 22. Full schedule Play began on Sunday with 79 players hoping to become the next world champion. Because the blinds and...

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2008
  15. Ferguson, Duke, Luske Fall Short

    Andrew Feldman

    Sebastian Ruthenberg outlasted a final table which included Chris Ferguson, Annie Duke and Marcel Luske for his first bracelet.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2008
  16. The final table

    Andrew Feldman

    It all comes down to this. The main event started July 6 and here we are, 11 days later, ready to crown the new world champion. So who will it be? Check out the final nine players from yesterday's blog and get comfortable, because this could go ...

    Blog | July 17, 2007