Alfred Karlsson began heads-up play with a big lead but Karthik Ramakrishnan quickly erased it before taking the lead.
On the first hand of the new level, Ramakrishnan was all in for 3,345,000 and Karlsson called with a chance to end the match early.
Ramakrishnan was ahead for the double as each hit the flop. The turn was safe for Ramakrishnan and he had a double after the river.
Soon after, they saw a with Ramakrishnan on the button. Karlsson checked, Ramakrishnan bet 300,000 and Karlsson check-raised to 900,000. Ramakrishnan called and Karlsson continued for 1,500,000 after the turn.
The river came and Karlsson announced: “all in”. Ramakrishnan quickly called for 3,890,000 and tabled his nut flush . Karlsson showed flopped two pair before sending the lead across the table.
Karthik Ramakrishnan – 13,150,000 (66 bb)
Alfred Karlsson – 4,500,000 (23 bb)