LAS VEGAS (AP) — After six days of playing poker and outlasting 22,374 others, Lance “Cord” Garcia of Houston is the winner of the World Series of Poker’s Colossus event.

On Wednesday his pair of fours turned into a full house making him $638,880 richer against Bradley McFarland of Whitehall, Pennsylvania.

The event was closely watched for its relatively affordable $565 buy-in, which attracted 5,664 players who had never played in the World Series of Poker before.

Bradley McFarland, left, and Lance Garcia compete at the final table of the World Series of Poker Colossus event Wednesday, QQPoker June 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Colossus is one of 68 events happening throughout the 51-day World Series of Poker that started last week and culminates with the closely watched Main Event.

The $11.2 million prize pool was spread out among 2,241 players.

Raymond Henson, center, competes at the final table of the World Series of Poker Colossus event Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Kenny Hallaert competes at the final table of the World Series of Poker Colossus event Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Aditya Prasetyo reacts after finishing sixth at the final table of the World Series of Poker Colossus event Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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