Greg Merson tries to hold back his friends after winning the World Series of Poker No-Limit Hold'em Main Event at Rio's Penn & Teller Theater in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)

Photo by: Jason Bean

Greg Merson tries to hold back his friends after winning the World Series of Poker No-Limit Hold'em Main Event at Rio's Penn & Teller Theater in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)