Monday, May 23, 2016 8:02 PM Local Time
Action folds to David Hubbard in the small blind and he raises to 250,000. Bracelet winner David Diaz is in the big blind and calls. The flop comes and Hubbard checks. Diaz bets 175,000, and Hubbard calls. Both players check the on the turn and the river brings the . Hubbard checks, Diaz bets 550,000, Hubbard folds, and Diaz takes the pot.
David Diaz - 3,440,000 (28 bb)
David Hubbard - 6,150,000 (51 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 7:58 PM Local Time
Action folds to Jake Dollinger in the small blind and he completes. Riley Fuller is in the big blind and checks his option. The flop comes and both players check. The turn is the and Dollinger checks to Fuller, who bets 135,000. Dollinger calls. The river is a . Dollinger checks, Fuller bets 310,000, and Dollinger calls.
Fuller tables for two pair, queens and sevens, Dollinger mucks, and Fuller takes the pot.
Riley Fuller - 3,500,000 (29 bb)
Jake Dollinger - 2,850,000 (24 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 7:55 PM Local Time
Jake Dollinger raises to 240,000 on the button and Riley Fuller shoves all in from the small blind for 2,580,000. Dollinger folds and Fuller takes the pot.
Riley Fuller - 2,975,000 (25 bb)
Jake Dollinger - 3,250,000 (27 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 7:37 PM Local Time
In the first hand after dinner break, action folds to David Diaz in the small blind, and he limps. Jake Dollinger checks his option in the big blind, and the flop comes . Both players check.
The turn is the and Diaz checks again. Dollinger bets 125,000 and Diaz calls. The river is the . Diaz now leads out for 275,000. Dollinger thinks for a minute, then folds.
David Diaz - 3,700,000
Jake Dollinger - 3,400,000
Monday, May 23, 2016 7:31 PM Local Time
Monday, May 23, 2016 6:39 PM Local Time
The final four players are on their one-hour dinner break. Cards should be back in the air around 7:30pm CDT. Here is a look at the chip counts:
Seat 1: Riley Fuller - 2,735,000
Seat 2: David Hubbard - 6,155,000
Seat 3: -empty-
Seat 4: -empty-
Seat 5: David Diaz - 3,390,000
Seat 6: -empty-
Seat 7: -empty-
Seat 8: -empty-
Seat 9: Jake Dollinger - 3,700,000
Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38 PM Local Time
Jake Dollinger raises to 200,000 on the button, and Riley Fuller makes it 650,000 in the small blind. David Hubbard tanks in the big blind for over two minutes before smoothing calling the 650,000, and action's back on Dollinger. He moves his hands toward his chips and grabs three stacks as if he is going to raise, but then announces a fold. The dealer confirms, "Did you say fold?" Dollinger confirms and the dealer reaches for his cards while he remains motionless.
Both players check the flop and Dollinger says to the rail, "I don't have anything yet."
When the turn comes the , Dollinger walks away from the table, Fuller bets 420,000, and Dollinger insta-calls.
Both players check the river, and Hubbard turns over . Fuller shows the , and then mucks his other card.
"That's such a sick turn," Dollinger says, "I folded ace-jack."
David Hubbard - 6,700,000
Riley Fuller - 3,695,000
Jake Dollinger - 3,500,000
Monday, May 23, 2016 6:15 PM Local Time
David Diaz raises on the button and Riley Fuller defends his big blind. The flop comes . Fuller checks, Diaz bets 300,000, and Fuller calls. Diaz checks his cards before the comes on the turn. Fuller checks, Diaz bets 475,000, and Fuller calls.
The river is the and both players check. Fuller tables for two pair.
Riley Fuller - 4,250,000 (42 bb)
David Diaz - 2,620,000 (26 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 6:11 PM Local Time
Jake Dollinger raises to 200,000 from under the gun and David Hubbard calls from the small blind.
The flop comes and Hubbard checks. Dollinger bets 125,000 and Hubbard calls.
The turn is the . Hubbard checks, Dollinger bets 325,000, and Hubbard calls.
The river is the and Hubbard checks a third time. Dollinger bets 775,000. Hubbard counts out the chips from his stack to call and shuffles them for a bit before he decides to muck, giving Dollinger the pot.
Jake Dollinger - 2,700,000 (27 bb)
David Hubbard - 6,000,0000 (60 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 6:02 PM Local Time
On a board reading , David Hubbard bets 175,000, and Jake Dollinger calls.
When the river comes the , Hubbard leads for 150,000, and Dollinger quickly calls.
Hubbard turns over to which Dollinger replies, "Lovely. I have lost a million chips now," he says as he looks down at the stacks in front of him.
David Hubbard - 6,500,000
Jake Dollinger - 2,100,000
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:58 PM Local Time
David Hubbard raises to 225,000 in the small blind, and David Diaz re-raises to 575,000 in the big blind. Hubbard calls the raise.
Both players check the flop, and the turn.
When the comes on the river, Hubbard leads out for 225,000, and Diaz thinks for a moment, counts out his chips, and calls.
"Good call," Hubbard says to Diaz, "I have queen high."
Diaz turns over , and Hubbard mucks his cards.
David Diaz - 3,675,000
David Hubbard - 5,800,000
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:51 PM Local Time
After losing the massive pot to David Hubbard, David Slaughter (pictured) manages to double up his meager stack against David Diaz when his manages to spike a pair of eights against Diaz's , but his second attempt to double is not as successful.
Riley Fuller raises to 200,000 and Slaughter moves all-in for a little over twice that from the small blind. Fuller calls with and Slaughter needs help with . Slaughter gets no help from the board and he is eliminated in fifth place.
Riley Fuller - 2,550,000 (25 bb)
David Slaughter - Eliminated in fifth place for $60,253
Even though Slaughter did not win the Main Event, he did win something else very important. Thanks to his deep run here and a win in Event 1, he is the 2015/2016 Harrah's New Orleans Casino Champion, which means he earns an automatic seat into the Global Casino Championship at Harrah's Cherokee later this year.
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:46 PM Local Time
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:45 PM Local Time
David Hubbard raises to 185,000 and David Slaughter reraises to 600,000 behind him. Hubbard announes he is all in and Slaughter calls. Both players are virtually dead even in chips with Hubbard sitting on 3,415,000 to Slaughter's 3,675,000.
Hubbard holds and Slaughter turns over . The aces hold up on the board and he rakes in the biggest pot of the tournament so far to take a massive chip lead and leave Slaughter with two big blinds.
David Hubbard - 7,100,000 (89 bb)
David Slaughter - 175,000 (2 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:33 PM Local Time
David Hubbard raises to 185,000 from under the gun, and Jake Dollinger calls in the small blind. Both players check the flop. When the turn comes the , Dollinger bets 225,000, and Hubbard snap-calls.
"That was a fast call," Dollinger says to Hubbard as he leans over the table and rests his head in his left hand.
When the comes on the river, Dollinger checks, Hubbard bets 425,000, and Dollinger quickly announces a call.
Hubbard tuns over for a full house, and Dollinger tosses his cards into the muck.
David Hubbard - 3,550,000
Jake Dollinger - 2,575,000
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:20 PM Local Time
David Slaughter limps in on the button, David Diaz folds his small blind, and Dollinger takes a few seconds to think before checking his option in the big blind.
The flop comes and Dollinger checks to Slaughter, who bets 150,000. Dolling moves all in for 1,965,000 total and Slaughter immediately calls.
Dollinger turns over for top and bottom pair, while Slaughter holds for an open-ended straight draw. The turn brings the and gives Slaughter a couple more outs, but the on the river secures the pot for Dollinger, who is the new chip leader.
Jake Dollinger - 4,140,000 (51 bb)
David Slaughter - 2,600,000 (32 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:16 PM Local Time
There is over 300,000 already in the pot when John Dollinger and David Slaughter go heads-up to a flop of . Slaughter bets 200,000 from the big blind and Dollinger immediately announces he is all in for roughly 1.5 million. Slaughter folds and Dollinger takes the pot.
Jake Dollinger - 1,970,000 (24 bb)
David Slaughter - 4,600,000 (57 bb)
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:15 PM Local Time
Ryan Dunn - 6th Place
Riley Fuller raises to 160,000, and David Diaz calls from the button. Ryan Dunn calls all in for less from the small blind.
The flop is , and both Fuller and Diaz check. The turn is the and Fuller checks again. Diaz bets 175,000, and Fuller quickly folds.
The river is the , and Diaz wins with aces up. Ryan Dunn earns $46,099 for his sixth-place finish.
David Diaz - 3,750,000
Ryan Dunn - Eliminated
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:10 PM Local Time
Corey Brysman - 7th Place
Corey Brysman moves all in from under the gun for his last 215,000. David Slaughter calls from the button and David Diaz calls from the small blind.
Diaz and Slaughter check all the way as the board rolls out . Slaughter says he flopped a straight, and Diaz mucks as Slaughter tables . Brysman shows for a pair of sevens, and Slaughter wins the pot.
Corey Brysman is eliminated in 7th place, earning $35,714.
David Slaughter - 5,100,000
Corey Brysman - Eliminated
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:03 PM Local Time
David Diaz opens to 165,000 from middle position and Corey Brysman reraises to 500,000 total from the cutoff. Diaz takes some time before announcing he is all in for 1,640,000. Brysman calls.
Diaz flips over and Brysman trails with . Ryan Dunn, who is on an extreme short stack of 180,000 jokingly says, "Spades," with the hopes that he can ladder up a spot by Brysman making a flush.
The board runs out and Diaz's aces hold to give him a massive double up and leave Brysman with just a handful of chips.
David Diaz - 3,500,000 (44 bb)
Corey Brysman - 215,000 (2 bb)