If Ivan Luca expected an easy ride in this heads up match, the first 20 minutes will have confirmed quite the contrary.
Maria Lampropoulos raised to 450,000 with the and Luca then three-bet to 1,125,000 with his to claim the pot.
One hand later, Luca raised to 450,000 with and Lampropoulos defended the . On the flop, Lampropoulos check-called a bet of 450,000 and both then checked the turn. After the river, Lampropoulos bet 800,000 and Luca folded.
Lampropoulos then flopped middle pair in a min-raised pot and both checked the flop. Luca had for a gutshot and then saw the turn, giving Lampropoulos trips with . Her bet of 700,000 took down the pot without further resistance.