WICHITA — As of press time, Brandon Steven is still in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas — and doing well.
"He just texted me," says Steven's father, Rod Steven.
He reports that at last count, his son has $1,350,000 in chips and is one of 160 people left playing.
"It's huge, isn't it?" Rod Steven says.
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Brandon Steven also texted his father at 2 a.m. Thursday to say he'd finished playing for the night and was "physically drained."
Rod Steven may travel to see his son if he continues playing.
"Well, I wish I was there."