During the past half a century, the World Series of Poker has changed a lot. From a single tournament populated only by American players, the poker festival of the year now encompasses 89 events that players of all nationalities will play. With foreign players an essential part of the popularity
Manig Loeser jammed from the small blind but Ryan Riess woke up with [9s9c] and snapped him off from the big. Loeser tabled [QsTs] and the two were racing for Riess's 410,000 stack. The flop was [4c5hAc]. Loeser jumped ahead on the turn with the [Qc]. But the [Tc] on the
We caught the action just as Bryn Kenney went all in from middle position and Manig Loeser shoved all in from the next seat over, which prompted the remaining players to fold their hands. Kenney: [Th9d] Loeser: [7d7s] The board ran out [8s4s2s7cJd], which gave Kenney a runner-runner straight and the double up.