Following nearly a two-month break, Round 2 took place on September 24 with Hellmuth collecting another victory over Esfandiari – this time for $200,000 – and in the video above you can watch the five best hands from Round 2.
Esfandiari again immediately challenged Hellmuth for a rematch for $400,000 – and it will take place on Wednesday, October 21, at 9 p.m. ET exclusively on PokerGO.
What is High Stakes Duel?
High Stakes Duel is a heads-up battle between two of the world’s best and most entertaining players starting with a $50,000 buy-in for Round 1. The stakes double each consecutive round as to win the show a player has to win three straight matches if their streak starts between rounds 1 and 3 or two straight matches if it starts in Round 4 or beyond. The losing player of each match can request a rematch up to three times within the same stretch of matches before they are no longer eligible to play.
Watch High Stakes Duel on PokerGO now!