Friday, July 3, 2015 5:42 PM Local Time
Mario Lopez raises from middle position to 350,000 and takes down the blinds and antes.
Friday, July 3, 2015 5:42 PM Local Time
Jason Caulk moves all in from early position and takes down the blinds and antes.
Friday, July 3, 2015 5:38 PM Local Time
Senovio Ramirez opens with an under-the-gun raise to 325,000. Brett Shaffer three-bets in middle position to 725,000 and the action folds around to Dustin Lee on the button. Lee four-bets to 1,200,000 and the blinds and Ramirez quickly fold.
Shaffer calls and the pair see a flop. Shaffer checks and Lee bets 1,500,000. After a moment, Shaffer moves all in, and Lee goes deep into the tank. After about 90 seconds, Lee slides his cards into the middle and Shaffer scoops the first pot of the final table.
Brett Shaffer - 8,850,000
Dustin Lee - 3,100,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 5:17 PM Local Time
Little One for One Drop Final Table
1. Carlos Chang - 5,415,000
2. Dustin Lee - 6,195,000
3. John Reading - 3,870,000
4. Rainer Kempe - 2,550,000
5. Senovio Ramirez III - 5,605,000
6. Jason Caulk - 3,055,000
7. Brett Shaffer - 6,015,000
8. Mario Lopez - 9,999,0000
9. Paul Hofer - 3,090,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 5:12 PM Local Time
Players have reached the official final table and are now on a 10-minute break.
Friday, July 3, 2015 5:10 PM Local Time
Mario Lopez opens with a raise to 350,000 from middle position. In the hijack, Chris Hunichen (above) moves all in for 2,985,000.
The action folds back around to Lopez, who asks for a count, then calls. Lopez is out in front with to Hunichen's . The flop hits Lopez hard, giving him trip aces. The turn and river complete the board, giving Lopez a full house, aces full of queens.
Mario Lopez - 7,300,000
Chris Hunichen - Eliminated in 10th Place ($41,199)
Friday, July 3, 2015 4:56 PM Local Time
1. Carlos Chang - 5,250,000
2. Dustin Lee - 6,600,000
3. John Reading - 4,150,000
4. Rainer Kempe - 2,210,000
5. Senovio Ramirez III - 6,150,000
6. Jason Caulk - 3,175,000
7. Brett Shaffer - 5,600,000
8. Mario Lopez - 5,355,000
9. Chris Hunichen - 2,905,000
10. Paul Hofer - 3,600,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 4:42 PM Local Time
From the cutoff, Paul Mctaggart (above) raises to 810,000 leaving himself with only 120,000 behind. Brian Shaffer folds on the button, and Dustin Lee immediately moves all in from the small blind.
Chris Hunichen folds in the big blind and Mctaggart calls.
Lee hits an ace on the flop. The turn and river are no help to Mctaggart and Lee scoops the pot.
Players are now redrawing for seats at the unofficial, 10-handed final table.
Dustin Lee - 6,800,000
Paul Mctaggart - Eliminated in 11th Place ($41,199)
Friday, July 3, 2015 4:20 PM Local Time
Friday, July 3, 2015 4:08 PM Local Time
Chris Hunichen raises from under the to 275,000 and Dustin Lee calls out of the big blind. The dealer spreads a flop of and Lee check-calls a bet of 230,000 from Hunichen.
The turn brings the and again Lee check-calls a bet from Hunichen, this time for 525,000. The call leaves Lee with 1,700,000 behind.
The hits the river and Lee checks for a third time. Hunichen shoves and Lee snap calls.
"Full house," says Hunichen as he rolls over . Lee quickly tables and doubles to more than 5,500,000 while Hunichen drops below 4,000,000.
Dustin Lee - 5,720,000
Chris Hunichen - 3,080,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 4:00 PM Local Time
Players are now on a 20-minute break. Play will resume at 4:19 p.m.
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:38 PM Local Time
Action folds around to Carlos Chang in the small blind who limps, and Jason Caulk checks his option from the big blind.
The dealer fans a flop of and Chang leads out for 135,000. Caulk quickly raises to 285,000 and Chang ships it all in for 2,645,000. Caulk tanks for a while as he tries to talk himself through the hand out loud. He announces call and is upset to see he is at the bad end of a cooler.
The board runs out and Chang's two pair, jacks and sixes, earn him the big double up.
Carlos Chang - 5,650,000
Jason Caulk - 3,200,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:30 PM Local Time
Pim de Goede (above) moves all in from under-the-gun for 1,280,000. The action folds around to John Reading on the button, and he moves all in over the top for 4,280,000. From the small blind, Mario Lopez thinks for a moment, but folds. The big blind folds, as well.
Reading is out in front with to de Goede's . The flop gives de Goede a straight draw, but the turn and river are blanks.
John Reading - 5,800,000
Pim de Goede - Eliminated in 12th Place ($41,199)
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:22 PM Local Time
Action folds around to Carlos Chang on the button who raises to 1,090,000, leaving himself 5,000 behind. John Reading calls from the big blind and the two see a flop of . Reading puts Chang all in for his last 5,000 and Chang calls.
The board runs out and for the second straight hand, a short stacked player has doubled through John Reading.
Carlos Chang - 2,300,000
John Reading - 4,050,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:19 PM Local Time
John Reading opens with a raise from under the gun to 250,000 and Mario Lopez moves all in on his immediate left for 1,650,000. Action folds back around to Reading and he calls.
The board runs out and Lopez doubles back to over 3,500,000.
Mario Lopez - 3,620,000
John Reading - 5,200,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:14 PM Local Time
Brett Shaffer opens with an under-the-gun raise to 240,000. Dustin Lee immediately moves all in for 1,520,000 and the action folds back around to Shaffer.
Shaffer goes into the tank and after about 90 seconds, players at the table ask for the clock. Shaffer eventually calls and flips . Lee is out in front with and doesn't have much of a sweat after the flop, which gives him a set of queens. The turn and river fail to help Shaffer and Lee doubles up with a full house, queens full of sevens.
Earlier today, Lee doubled up when he flopped a set of sixes.
Dustin Lee - 3,550,000
Brett Shaffer - 2,285,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:07 PM Local Time
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:04 PM Local Time
Paul Mctaggart raises to 215,000 from the cutoff and Brett Shaffer calls from the button. Action folds through the blinds and the two see a flop of .
Mctaggart continues for 230,000 and after several moments in the tank, Shaffer calls.
The dealer burns and turns the and Mctaggart quickly fires out 350,000. Again Shaffer goes into the tank, and nearly two minutes pass before he elects to call.
The falls on the river and Mctaggart slows down with a check. Shaffer checks behind. Mctaggart tables but Shaffer rolls over to take down the pot.
Brett Shaffer - 3,050,000
Paul Mctaggart - 2,350,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 2:58 PM Local Time
The action folds around to John Reading, in the small blind, and he calls. From the big blind, Mario Lopez raises to 310,000 and Reading calls.
On the flop, Reading checks and Lopez bets 295,000. Reading raises to 605,000 and, after taking some time, Lopez calls. The turn is the and, once again, Reading checks. Lopez bets 550,000 and Reading takes his time before he calls. The river brings another club, the . Reading checks, and Lopez checks behind.
Reading flips for the flush, and after double checking his cards, Lopez tosses them into the muck.
John Reading - 5,860,000
Mario Lopez - 1,975,000
Friday, July 3, 2015 2:42 PM Local Time
Paul Hofer opens from under the gun to 235,000 and action folds around to Chris Hunichen in the big blind, who moves all in for his last 3,110,000.
Hofer goes into the tank for over a minute before finally releasing his hand and Hunichen rakes in the pot.
Chris Hunichen - 3,650,000
Paul Hofer - 5,165,000