WPT HEADS UP CHAMPIONSHIP

Patrik Antonius Defeats Stefan11222

The stacks in this final game in the best-of-three quarterfinals match between Stefan11222 Burakov and Patrik Antonius have flipped back-and-forth numerous times, with Antonius now holding the lead.

Down to 8BB after paying the boat of Antonius one hand before, Burakov now faces a preflop all in from Antonius, and Burakov calls off his stack.

Antonius holds Club A Club 8 and Burakov has Heart Q Spade K.

Antonius flops top pair, Burakov second pair on the  Club Q Club 7 Spade A spread.

The turn Heart J adds four Tens as outs for Burakov, but the river Heart 2 wraps up the match, Antonius moving on and Burakov eliminated.

Antonius now plays Sam Greenwood to determine who moves on tomorrow to face Phil Ivey in a best-of-five championship match with $400,000 to the winner.

Greenwood and Antonius have locked to $100k each, tomorrow’s runner-up earns $200k.