Heavy hitters Antonius, Hoss_TBF square off

Patrik Antonius
Hello, how are you, I'm Patrik. My watch is the same size as your head.

No one can say Patrik Antonius ever ducks a challenge.

Showing why he keeps his reputation as one of the game's best, Patrik "Finddagrind" Antonius stepped up for another heads-up $1k/$2k Limit Hold'em session on Full Tilt Poker last night with Matt "Hoss_TBF" Hawrilenko, one of the top five Fixed-Limit Hold'em players in the world.

It wasn't a particularly epic session, lasting only an hour or two, but it was still long enough to show some big swings.

Biggest pot overall from the session was for $28,000 and went to Hawrilenko, who showed down K-Q off-suit to drag the chips.

Hand history below:

Full Tilt Poker Game #5536989765: Table Harlin (heads-up) - $1,000/$2,000 - Limit Hold'em - 8:04:59 PST - 2008/03/07

Seat 1: Hoss_TBF ($57,466.50)
Seat 2: FinddaGrind ($104,464.50)
Hoss_TBF posts the small blind of $500
FinddaGrind posts the big blind of $1,000
The button is in seat #1

Hole Cards

Hoss_TBF raises to $2,000
FinddaGrind calls $1,000

Flop: 3 4 K

FinddaGrind checks
Hoss_TBF bets $1,000
FinddaGrind raises to $2,000
Hoss_TBF calls $1,000

Turn: 3 4 K Q

FinddaGrind bets $2,000
Hoss_TBF raises to $4,000
FinddaGrind raises to $6,000
Hoss_TBF raises to $8,000
FinddaGrind calls $2,000

River: 3 4 K Q A

FinddaGrind checks
Hoss_TBF bets $2,000
FinddaGrind calls $2,000

SHOWDOWN

Hoss_TBF shows K Q for two pair, kings and queens
FinddaGrind mucks
Hoss_TBF wins the pot ($27,999.50) with two pair, kings and queens

To see more hand histories from the session, and more of the biggest Hold'em pots won online over the last day, week and month, jump over to the PokerListings.com MarketPulse section.

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