Monday, June 1, 2015 10:15 AM 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