Event #2: $25,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship

Cates Takes an Early Lead

• Nivel 10: 2,000-4,000, 0 ante

Yevgeniy Timoshenko min-raised to 1,200 from the button and Daniel Cates three-bet to 4,000. Timoshenko made the call. The flop came {K-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{7-Hearts} and both players checked. The turn came the {K-Diamonds} and Cates check-raised Timoshenko's 4,000 bet to 14,000. Timoshenko thought it over for a couple minutes before folding. Cates' stack is at approximately 170,000.

Taguri: Daniel CatesYevgeniy Timoshenko