The players are seated and action is kicking off.
Charles Varagas in deep thought
Room is full of friends and family cheering on the local players.
The crowd waiting for the next card to hit the felt as Thomas Montoya is all-in
The players continue to battle it out after a few eliminations.
Craig Casino was surprised by his God-daughter Ashleigh (left) and friend Amy (right), who drove down from Colorado to watch him on the Final Table.
With the elimination of Casino, we are down to the final three players.
Cruz Baca has Allen Kessler all-in.
Roger Martin's card protector.
Cruz Baca started heads-up play with the chip lead.
It took a while to determine the winner, as the players were really close in chips on the final hand.
After counting Roger Martin's stack, the tourney staff moved on to Cruz Baca's stack.
Roger Martin hugs his wife after he was told he was HPT's newest Champion.
Cruz Baca congratulates Roger Martin.
Roger Martin being interviewed after becoming HPT's newest Champion.
Roger Martin with his winning cards and wife.