2020 51st Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 to Wednesday, December 30, 2020

RIO - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: tbd
  • Entries: tbd
  • Remaining: 1


Monday, June 1, 2015 6:15 PM Local Time
Hand #48: John Reading Wins Event #6: $1,000 Hyper Hold'em for $252,068

Marc Macdonnell open-shoves for his last 1 million, and John Reading makes a quick call.


Reading has the best hand with ace-high, and his rail immediately roars their approval, calling out for an ace to end things.

The flop comes     and Reading's hand holds up through the hard part, but Macdonnell picks up a gutshot straight draw. The turn brings the   on board, changing nothing, and the   is delivered on the river.

John Reading wins the first ever Hyper Hold'em event at the WSOP, earning a $252,068 prize and his first gold bracelet.

Marc Macdonnell finishes as the runner-up, taking home $155,876 for his efforts.

John Reading - 718,000
Marc Macdonnell - Eliminated

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