Daniel Le raised to 625,000, and Juan Endara called. The flop came , Endara checked, Le bet 525,000, and Endara called.
The turn card was the , and both players checked.
The river card paired the board with the , Endara checked, Le bet 1,450,000, and Endara tanked for a while before he called. Le showed to win the pot with trip aces, and Endara mucked. Le won the pot to nearly tie things up.
Daniel Le – 8,900,000 (30 bb)
Juan Endara – 9,800,000 (33 bb)
A few minutes later, in the last hand of Level 34, Juan Endara raised to 850,000, Daniel Le reraised to 2,850,000, and Endara went into the tank for a very long time.
After a while, Endara said, “It’s a flip. A flip situation.”
Eventually, Endara folded, and Le took the pot — and the chip lead. Here are the official chip counts from the break, followed by the remaining payouts:
Daniel Le – 10,125,000 (25 bb)
Juan Endara – 8,575,000 (21 bb)
1st: $37,828 + RRPO Trophy