Championship: Karl Manouchakian Doubles Through Heitor Saraiva

$1,700 SPS Championship (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  9 of 778

Karl Manouchakian

Heitor Saraiva opened to 120,000 from early position and Karl Manouchakian three-bet to 350,000 next to act. It folded back around to Saraiva, he called, and the flop came AdQc9d.

Saraiva bet 300,000 and Manouchakian called. The turn was 8h, Saravia looked at Manouchakian’s stack and announced all in. Manouchakian went into the tank and would be at risk if he called. He took several minutes to think it through, called for his last 1,140,000 and the cards were tabled.

Manouchakian: AsKd
Saraiva: Ts7s

Manouchakian was ahead with top-top and needed to dodge Saraiva’s eight outs with the open-ended straight draw. The 4c river was safe for Manouchakian and he doubled big at the final table.

Heitor Saraiva – 5,975,000 (100 bb)
Karl Manouchakian – 3,730,000 (62 bb)