That concludes our coverage of the Heads Up Championship. We enjoyed some enthralling, high quality heads up play over the last few days and congratulations to Jeff "ActionJeff" Garza and all of the prize winners!
Stay tuned to Poker News tomorrow for live coverage of the final table of the Main Event as the seven remaining players compete for the first place prize of $1.65 million dollars! See you then!
After crippling Masaaki Kagawa in the previous hand, Jeff Garza started to put relentless pressure on his opponent by going all in on multiple occasions. Kagawa finally found a hand to call with, holding but was in trouble against the dominating held by Garza.
The board ran out and Masaaki Kagawa is eliminated from the event. He collects AU$60,000 for his runner-up finish.
Jeff Garza was all in pre-flop with his tournament on the line holding against the of Masaaki Kagawa.
The flop was huge for Kagawa as it came to give him a pair and nut flush draw, yet he still trailed Garza's pair of jacks. The on the turn and the on the river didn't help Kagawa, and Garza finds a much needed double up to get his chip stack back to a narrow lead.