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  1. 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 under 175 players. Kyle Keranen entered the last level as the chip leader, but it's been a tumultuous ...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Day 3: Bye-Bye, Pavilion and Negreanu

    Andrew Feldman

    For the first time in the 2014 WSOP main event, every remaining player was in attendance. The 1,871 players that returned to Day 3 action were spread out among the Amazon, Pavilion and Brasilia Rooms, but 300 of them were quickly sent packing, and wi...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  10. Phil Ivey leads field after Day 2

    Andrew Feldman

    Three starting flights and two Day 2s have left 1,864 players in contention for the 2014 World Series of Poker main event title and $10 million. And everyone is chasing Phil Ivey. Ivey had a main event day that every poker player in the world d...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  11. Day 2C: Around The Felt

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- I often use the "Around The Felt" tag in the blog as a way to give a big-world picture on a variety of stories. Here, on Day 2C, it's easy to miss many of the storylines in play, so I decided to utilize Twitter and hear what the players ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  12. Day 2C: Ivey not distracted by World Cup

    Andrew Feldman

    Crowds are forming in pockets of the Amazon Room. It's not for Daniel Negreanu. Or Phil Hellmuth. Or Joseph Hachem, Phil Ivey, Paul Pierce, Joe Cada, or anyone else you can think of. In fact, the players and cards on the felt are apparently the side ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  13. Day 2AB Recap: Chip leaders emerge

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- The 1,933 survivors from Day 1A and Day 1B returned to action Tuesday for another five two-hour levels of play. As intended, the fields were kept in separate playing areas with 1A occupying Amazon and 1B in Brasilia and Pavilion. By the ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  14. Day 2AB: The champs fight on

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- Seven hours into Day 2AB and the Amazon Room is beginning to look a little barren. While surviving players from both Day 1A and 1B are both in action on Tuesday, they play as if they are part of two separate tournaments until Day 3 on Th...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  15. Day 2AB: Effel reflects on WSOP

    Andrew Feldman

    Tournament Director Jack Effel is walking through the Amazon Room on Day 2A. With a cheery demeanor he looks out at a few members of his staff, hard at work inside the ropes. He gives them a look and a nod. They respond with a smile. Effel continues ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  16. Day 1C Recap: Ivey second in chips

    Andrew Feldman

    The last of the World Series of Poker main event's three starting days featured a huge field of 3,768 players that nearly filled the Rio to capacity. From the tables at Buzios near the entrance of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino to the Amazon Room...

    Blog | July 08, 2014