David Shmuel limped from the button for 25,000, and Colby Covington checked his option.
The flop came , Covington checked, Shmuel bet 40,000, and Covington called.
The turn card was the , and they quickly got it all in for Shmuel’s last 180,000.
Colby Covington: (set of fives, eight-high flush draw, 8-7 low)
David Shmuel: (nine-high straight, king-high flush draw, no low draw)
Shmuel needed his hand to hold to win half the pot and stay alive, but the river card was the . Colby Covington won the pot — and the title, the trophy, and $25,875 — with quad fives.
Congratulations to Colby Covington!
1st: Colby Covington – $25,875 + SHRPO Trophy
2nd: David Shmuel – $15,890
3rd: Salvatore Pipitone – $9,985
4th: Phil Hui – $6,680
5th: Tony Cousineau – $5,095
6th: Aaron Schaff – $4,075
7th: Errol Massey – $3,380
8th: Damjan Radanov – $2,850
9th: Jake Liebeskind – $2,625
Stay tuned for a recap from this event, which will be posted later this evening.