Luigi D'Alterio started the heads-up with a severe chip disadvantage against Alexandre Reard and it didn't last long. They very quickly saw a flop where Reard checked to D'Alterio. The Italian fired a bet of 250,000 and Reard put him all in and at risk of elimination. He called for his tournament life and they opened up.
Reard showed for top pair and he had the better hand against D'Alterio with .
The turn was the and the river the and the rail, with last year's runner-up Sonny Franco on it, exploded after the last card of the tournament was dealt.
Luigi D'Alterio had to settle for €207,840 while Alexandre Reard takes home the first-place prize of €342,810.