The Main Event is finally here. The first of three starting days for the $10,000,000 first place kicked off a few minutes ago. Here’s some of the excitement going around the Rio as the first hands are being dealt.
Last year’s runner-up, Jay Farber is in today’s field.
Our guy, Phil Laak, showed up looking out of this world.
The feature table features both returning WSOP Champ Ryan Riess AND 2012 Main Event Champ Greg Merson
Tony Dunst is in his seat early.
Jason Mercier is in the house and looking to run this stack up.
Check out a couple solid write-ups of the beginning of the Main Event
Read: 2014 WSOP Main Event Starts Today [WickedChops Poker]
Read: $10 million is waiting [ESPN]