Stefan Schillhabel limped the button, and Adrian Mateos checked his option in the big blind.
The flop was . Mateos checked, Schillhabel bet 60,000, and Mateos check-raised to 200,000. Schillhabel called.
The turn was the , and Mateos moved all in for 565,000. Schillhabel called instantly to put him at risk.
Schillhabel’s two pair had him one card from the trophy, and Mateos could not catch up this time. The river was the blank , giving Schillhabel the win.
He earned the trophy and the top prize of $493,000 for his efforts.
Mateos was forced to settle for the runner-up consolation prize worth $308,125.
As the chips were tidied up for the winner’s photo, the staff asked Schillhabel if he was interested in jumping into the other event that’s running.
“Late reg the $2k?” one asked.
“No, I get drunk now,” Schillhabel smiled.