WPT HEADS UP CHAMPIONSHIP

Phil Ivey Wins WPT Heads Up Championship

Down to his last 13BB Patrik Antonius completes with Spade QSpade J , Phil Ivey puts Antonius all in while holding Heart ADiamond 10, and Antonius calls off his remaining stack.

The board runs out Diamond 3 Diamond 5 Spade 9 Club 3 Spade 3 and Ivey wins the 32-player invitational WPT Heads Up Championship Presented by Poker King.

Ivey earns $400,000 for the victory, Antonius takes $200,000 as runner-up.

Ivey only dropped one game during the entire 32-player invitational tournament – his first game against Manig Loeser – as he defeated Loeser, GPI No. 12 Anthony Zinno and GPI No. 13 Stephen Chidwick to reach the finals.

Antonius defeated Japanese pop star GACKT, Doug Polk and Sam Greenwood to make the championship against Ivey.

Many of the players traveled to the host location in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, for the invitational. Ivey and Antonius longtime friends and legends in the game, sat across from one another battleship-style for their championship match.