Mehmet Akbas started heads-up play with better than a 3-to-1 chip lead, but quickly found himself behind in chips very quickly.
All the money got in on the flop with Akbas’ straight draw up against Seth Weinberg’s two pair. Weinberg filled up on the turn and made quads on the river for his first double up.
He doubled up again when he got all in on a flop with and was in the lead against Akbas’ . The turn was the and the river was the .
That gave Weinberg the lead and just a short while later, Akbas moved all in for 102,000 on a flop of . Weinberg thought for a few minutes before calling.
Akbas admitted he did it blind and turned over . Weinberg showed and had the best hand with tens and sevens.
The turn was the , which gave Akbas some equity with a straight draw, but the river was the and Akbas was eliminated in second just a couple minutes after having a massive chip lead.
Weinberg won the pot and the third trophy of the series. He took $8,875 for the win and Akbas left with $5,456 for his runner up finish.
Seth Weinberg – $360 PLO Champion
Mehmet Akbas – Eliminated