Event 67: Karamalikis And Zarco Trading Blows

Level 33
Blinds: 80,000/160,000/20,000
Total Entrants: 1,032
Players Remaining: 2
Average Stack: 10,320,000

After feeling each other out in the starting portion of their heads up match, Jonathan Karamalikis and Javier Zarco are opening up and throwing blows at one another. In recent hands, both of them bet over 1,000,000 on the river and are close to even in their match.

Zarco opened the button and Karamalikis called out of the big blind. Karamalikis check-called for 300,000 on the K8♠6 flop and then bet 465,000 on the 6♣ river. Karamalikis checked the Q♠ river and Zarco put out 2,115,000. Karamalikis folded and Zarco took the pot.

A few hands later, Karamalikis opened the button to 385,000 and Zarco called. Zarco check-called for 325,000 on the Q8♠2 flop, 750,000 on the 6 turn and 1,250,000 on the K river. Karamalikis showed Q♠J and took the pot along with the chip lead.

With the blinds about to go up, the updated chip counts are below.

Jonathan Karamalikis – 11,300,000
Javier Zarco – 9,360,000

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