Mike Dentale won the first significant showdown of heads-up to extend his lead and leave Tureniec with about 700,000.
Tureniec shoved all in on the button and Dentale called out of the big blind.
Tureniec showed and needed help against Dentale’s . The board ran out and Dentale won the pot with ace-high.
Tureniec was eliminated in second place and took home $64,160 for his runner-up finish. Dentale earned $96,235 and the trophy.
A complete recap will be posted later tonight.
Mike Dentale – $2,200 No-Limit Hold’em Eight-Max Champion
Michael Tureniec – Eliminated