What's not to love about a prizepool of $4,046,400? Best answer: The fact that you have to fight your way through 4,495 players to stand at the top! That's exactly what the Ukraine's Igor Dubinskyy did when he hit a straight on the river to beat Ted Driscoll's trip threes and take home the title of Event #62: The $1,111 Little One for One Drop.
FINAL TABLE RESULTS
With two starting days and four days of scheduled play, only nine players were back for Day 4's heated competition spurred on by a massive payday of $637,539 and that wonderful trophy — the World Series of Poker gold bracelet.
WSOP bracelet winner Eric "basebaldy" Baldwin was in the mix and second in chips but he ended up heading for the cashier in fifth place. The start-of-the-day chip leader, Jack Duong, was gone in sixth place. Brandon Eisen attempted to take down a pot with the against the held by Theodore Driscoll. Driscoll snagged the river and Eisen was out in third.
When Hand #162 was dealt, Theodore Driscoll limped from the small blind and Igor Dubinskyy checked his option. The hit the board. Both players checked. When the came on the turn, Dubinskyy led for 500,000. Driscoll called to see the on the river.
Dubinskyy checked to watch Driscoll slide out a bet of 1 million with both fists. Dubinskyy waited — and then the check raise was on — 2.4 million. Driscoll moved all-in for 3.315 million.
Driscoll tabled the for flopped trips. Dubinskyy had rivered the straight with the .
Caitlyn Howe talks to Igor after the win: