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Ryan Riess wins WSOP main event

Updated: November 6, 2013, 10:52 AM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- A 23-year-old poker pro from Michigan won the World Series of Poker main event late Tuesday, claiming the $8.4 million title after pushing past his last opponent in a brief, dramatic match.

Ryan Riess started out behind Tuesday but used cleverly varied play to seize and maintain a lead amid the unpredictability of no-limit Texas Hold 'em.

On the last hand, 29-year-old Las Vegas club promoter Jay Farber went all-in with a queen-five. Riess, dealt an ace-king, suspected ...

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