“Riess the Beast” Fan Club

Riess the BeastRyan Riess (foreground) has a fan club here at The Lodge Casino made up of Dylan (left) and Jimmy (right). Together, the trio makes up a group they call “We Da Best”. Today is all about Riess, though, as his rails sports T-shirts reading “Reiss the Beast”.

Riess is an accomplished WSOP Circuit grinder whose resume now boasts three final tables including a second-place finish in the Horseshoe Hammond Main Event last October for $239,063.

He currently sits second in chips with four players remaining in Event 8.

Updated final table results:

5Jeff BryanFORT CALHOUN, NE, US$4,029
6Jonathan HiltonCHATTANOOGA, TN, US$3,073
7Joshua KievalFort Collins, CO, US$2,380
8Jason VanstromCOLORADO SPRINGS, CO, US$1,871
9Douglas BirkbyLakewood, CO, US$1,492

Full results available on WSOP.com.