It took nine days of play, 103 days of anticipation, and nearly 19 hours of final table action to get down to the final two players in the 2012 WSOP Main Event: Greg Merson and Jesse Sylvia.
Joe Giron for PokerNews/WSOP
Hug It Out
After nearly 250 hands of three-handed action, Jake Balsiger's run of luck in the 2012 WSOP Main Event finally ran out of steam. He offers competitor Greg Merson a parting hug before leaving the stage to collect his $3,799,073