As the fourth week of the World Series of Poker came to a close, there was a lot of action on and away from the tournament floor. The television screens around the Rio drew crowds as some big football (soccer for all you Americans) matches were on the schedule and World Cup fever remained strong. And outside the Rio, Electric Daisy Carnival was in town taking many of the younger players away from the game for the weekend as they partied it up during the three-day music festival.
Even so, there is never a dull moment at the WSOP, as the first double-bracelet winner of the summer was crowned, the first of two limit hold'em tournaments was held and the anticipation of the Poker Players' Championship brought the excitement for players and fans to a new level.
Here's a visual recap of some of the top highlights from the past week at the WSOP: