While that last hand was being published, the two finalists were playing one of the largest pots of the match.
Joining on the turn, the board showed , and there was close to 400,000 in the pot already. Adrian Mateos checked from the big blind, and Stefan Schillhabel bet 205,000. Mateos called.
The river was the , and Mateos checked again. Schillhabel pondered for a couple moments before pounding the felt with an open palm, checking behind.
“Seven,” Mateos announced.
Schillhabel quickly rolled over , though, winning the pot with aces up. He has Mateos on the ropes now.
Stefan Schillhabel – 2,035,000 (51 bb)
Adrian Mateos – 465,000 (12 bb)