After a flop of with 2.1 million already in the pot, Juan Endara checked, Daniel Le bet 525,000, and Endara thought for a while before he check-raised to 1,500,000.
Le took a moment or two to think before moving all in, and Endara stood up and took a deep breath before he said, “I call.”
Le said, “I have a five,” as he showed for a pair of fives, and Endara turned over for a pair of nines. Endara needed his hand to hold to stay alive.
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and Endara won the pot with his pair of nines to double up into the chip lead.
Juan Endara – 13,650,000 (34 bb)
Daniel Le – 5,050,000 (13 bb)
Here are the payouts they’re playing for:
1st: $37,828 + RRPO Trophy