In the first hand of heads-up play we saw one of the biggest pots of the tournament. Di Lauro raised to 46,000 to start things off and Billirakis made the call. The flop came down and both players checked.
The turn was the and Billirakis lead out for 65,000, Di Michele made the call. On the river the appeared and Billirakis grabbed chips again. The American pro bet out 175,000 putting a lot of pressure on his opponent. Di Lauro wasn't scared and pushed out two huge stacks of black 5,000 chips making it 400,000. Billirakis called instantly.
|Michele Di Lauro|
Di Michele had turned a full house but on the river Billirakis managed to hit a bigger boat. Billirakis takes a big chip lead while Di Lauro looks very shaking up by this loss.