Event 1: David MacDonald Wins Event 1 ($73,094)

$350 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 30: 80,000/160,000/20,000 Ante

David MacDonald, Event 1 Champion ($73,094)
David MacDonald, Event 1 Champion ($73,094)

On one of the first hands of heads-up play, Michael Ortiz moves all in for just about 3,000,000 on the button. David MacDonald calls from the big blind, five cards away from the title. Ortiz is at risk, and he needs to improve to stay alive.

Ortiz: Kd9d
MacDonald: AhJh

The board runs out Qd8c8h7s7c, and MacDonald wins the pot with his ace kicker.

Ortiz is eliminated as the runner-up, earning $42,471.

Michael Ortiz - 2nd Place ($42,471)
Michael Ortiz – 2nd Place ($42,471)

David MacDonald, from nearby Jupiter, Florida, is the champion of Event 1. He earns the top prize of more than $73,000, plus the $2,500 seat to the Coco Poker Open Championship Event.