Tuesday November 5,2013 : FARBER AND RIESS IN WSOP MAIN EVENT HEADS UP
Quick-paced play leaves young poker pro and amateur night club promoter facing up
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:
9 Mark Newhouse (United States) $733,224
8 David Benefield (United States $944,650
7 Michiel Brummelhuis (Netherlands) $1,225,356
6 Marc-Etienne McLaughlin (Canada) $1,601,024
5 JC Tran (United States) $2,106,893
4 Sylvain Loosli (France) $2,792,533
3 Amir 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.