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23-year-old wins WSOP title, $8.4 million

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Ryan Riess holds up two bricks of $100 bills after winning the World Series of Poker Final Table, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Ryan Riess holds up two bricks of $100 bills after winning the World Series of Poker Final Table, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
LAS VEGAS (AP) -

A 23-year-old poker professional from Las Vegas by way of Michigan has won the World Series of Poker main event, lasting roughly 3 1/2 hours in a dramatic card session to push past his last opponent for the $8.4 million title.

SLIDESHOW: View images from final 2013 WSOP table

Ryan Riess emerged with the title late Tuesday after a session that proved a showcase for his skills amid the unpredictability of no-limit Texas Hold `em.

Riess put his final opponent Jay Farber all-in with an Ace-King.

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