Wednesday May 25,2016 : RECREATIONAL PLAYER TAKES WSOPC NOLA MAIN EVENT

Federal agent David Hubbard wins first WSOP ring.

Texan recreational player and soon to be retired federal agent David Hubbard has taken down the last $1,675 buy-in Main Event of the season in the Big Easy earning his first Circuit ring, a seat into the Global Poker Championship, and a payday of $235,500.

“My first ring, it feels really good. I’ve played a lot of tournaments and I’ve run deep a lot and I got coolered in a few of ‘em. So I got paid back in this one big time," Hubbard explained.

The Harrah's New Orleans Main Event attracted 785 entries compared to last year's 554 boosting the prize pool to $1,177,500 which paid out the top 81 finishers.

Final table results for the 2016 Harrah's New Orleans Circuit Main Event were:

1: David Hubbard – $235,500
2: Jake Dollinger – $145,186
3: Riley Fuller – $107,035
4: David Diaz – $79,776
5: David Slaughter – $60,253
6: Ryan Dunn – $46,099
7: Corey Brysman – $35,714
8: Virgil Beddingfield – $28,013
9: Blake Barousse – $22,243