The board read when we found Russia's Dmitry Ivanov and Fatima Moreira de Melo engaged in heads up action. With a sizable pot already built, Ivanov checked over to de Melo who bet 33,500. Ivanov thought for a moment before sliding out a call.
The finished off the community cards on the river. Ivanov checked once more and de Melo moved all in for her last 92,600. Ivanov asked for a count and as the dealer was breaking down the stacks, he announced a call. De Melo looked visibly frustrated as she turned up for a pair of kings. Ivanov rolled over for aces up to win the pot and score the double.
With this win, Ivanov's stack has increased to about 270,000 while de Melo's stack was crippled to just 7,700.
|Fatima Moreira de Melo||7,700||-112,400|