Ryan Laplante, who has already picked up one cash and one final table at this year's WSOP, has been taking control over on table 282 and is now up to 35,000 in chips.
On a board that read , the player in the cutoff led out for 600 before Laplante raised to 2,150 from the button. The cutoff player called, then checked to Laplante on the river of the . Laplante bet out 2,750 and after two minutes in the tank, the cutoff player folded. Laplante flashed before raking in the pot.
One of the trademarks of Laplante is his love of pink. Every time he's played here at the Rio, he's been wearing a pink hoodie and a pink Burberry cap. Between hands, Laplante also told us that he's donating 1% of his winnings to OneDrop and Bad Beat on Cancer, the official charities of the WSOP. Run deep, sir!