Maria Lampropoulos saw off a 1,204-strong field back in 2017 to win the first MILLIONS event for £1,000,000 and is looking at a second deep run here this year. She just took a chunk of chips from Michael Zhang who gave it maximum firepower but ran into a real hand:
We caught Zhang leading from the big blind on a board of for 285,000 into a pot of around that. His sole opponent Lampropoulos made the call (with 635,000 behind).
The river brought the . Zhang now set her all-in, and she swiftly called, tabling for the rivered flush. Zhang’s rivered pair with his was no match for that, and he paid her the chips.