Every poker fan should travel to Las Vegas to see the WSOP Main Event in all its glory.
But let’s say you can’t. Well we’ve compiled a solid cross-section of photos that illustrate just what it’s like to be at the biggest poker tournament in the world.
The following photos capture the highs, lows and everywhere in between on Day 1a of the 2013 Main Event.
You’ll see some celebs, poker pros, athletes and regular Joes. Poker is a melting pot and nowhere is that more evident than the Main Event where almost every group you can think of is represented.
Check it out after the jump (photos by BJ Nemeth and Arthur Crowson):