“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:

5 Jeff Bryan FORT CALHOUN, NE, US $4,029
6 Jonathan Hilton CHATTANOOGA, TN, US $3,073
7 Joshua Kieval Fort Collins, CO, US $2,380
8 Jason Vanstrom COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, US $1,871
9 Douglas Birkby Lakewood, CO, US $1,492

Full results available on WSOP.com.