Lockout leads McLaughlin to felt

November Niner turned to poker after his favorite game was shelved for a season

Updated: October 16, 2013, 1:55 PM ET
By Bernard Lee | ESPN.com

Watch Marc-Etienne McLaughlin's journey to the WSOP main event final table every Tuesday night on ESPN.

Since the turn of the century, the game's biggest tournament, the World Series of Poker main event, has included remarkable multiyear runs.

2004 WSOP main event champion Greg Raymer almost won back-to-back titles, but finished just short with his 25th-place finish in 2005. Two of the original 2008 November Niners, champion Peter Eastgate and third-place finisher Dennis Phillips, ...

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