Ben Lakatos was able to climb back to more than 4 million without showdown and then faced the raise to 350,000 by Vincas Tamasauskas, which he called. On the flop, Lakatos opted for a check-raise from 210,000 to 1,365,000 and Tamasauskas came along.
With fewer than the pot behind, Lakatos checked the turn and Tamasauskas checked back. Lakatos then jammed the river for 2,431,831. Tamasauskas quickly called with for deuces over nines, which beat the for a wheel by Lakatos.
Just like that, the short-lived and action-packed heads-up is over and Lakatos finishes as the runner-up for $194,439. Tamasauskas has earned the maiden gold bracelet and top prize of $268,926. A recap of today's action is to follow.