Stefan Schillhabel quickly wrestled the lead back from Adrian Mateos, but the two men continued to hover around even for a few orbits.
Mateos limped the button in the last hand, which may be the first time he’s done so in the heads-up match. Schillhabel checked his option.
The flop was . Schillhabel checked, Mateos bet 30,000, and Schillhabel called. They both checked through the turn. The river was the , and Schillhabel bet 95,000. Mateos had picked off a recent bluff on similar action, and he called this bet down, too.
Schillhabel showed , though, winning the pot with a pair of jacks.
Stefan Schillhabel – 1,530,000 (51 bb)
Adrian Mateos – 970,000 (32 bb)