Irishman Marc MacDonnell Misses Out On Bracelet After Great Performance

MARCThe final table was determined in just 12 hours on Day 1, and Day 2 commenced at 1 p.m. on Monday. Things took just 48 hands to wrap up, hyper hold’em at it’s best. When the dust had settled, Minnesota pro John Reading emerged as the speed demon, claiming $252,068 and his first gold WSOP bracelet. It was Event #6: $1,000 Hyper Hold’em.

Poker pro John Reading is celebrating his first WSOP bracelet after defeating Irishman Marc MacDonnell heads up to take victory in the $1,000 Hyperturbo event.

Chip leader at the start of the day, Harrison Beach managed to keep in the running almost till the end, finally exiting in third place. Reading will take home $252,068 for the win, but Beach came very close to a six figure score with his $98,623 in winnings.

Final Table Results

1 John Reading $252,068
2 Marc MacDonnell $155,876
3 Harrison Beach $98,623
4 Aleksandr Gofman $71,586
5 Matt Woodward $52,807
6 Robert Suer $39,547
7 Kenneth Johnson $30,048
8 Ryan Julius $23,133
9 Wayne Boyd $18,041

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