John Dollinger limped his button, Brian Altman raised to 800,000 and Dollinger quickly moved all in for 9,175,000.
“Did you say all-in?” Altman asked to confirm.
He did and Altman immediately called.
Dollinger needed a lot of help to stay in the game but there was no magic on the flop. The turn left Dollinger drawing dead and Altman was officially a two-time WPT LHPO champ after the river.
Dollinger earned $311,751 for his runner-up finish while Altman earned $482,636 and put his name on the WPT Champions Cup for a second time.
1st: Brian Altman – $482,636*
2nd: John Dollinger – $311,751
* First-prize amount includes the winner’s $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions.