Erick Lindgren and Lee Markholt have taken a 15-minute reprieve from their heads-up duel.
|Blinds||40,000 / 80,000|
Hand #165: With the button in front of him, Markholt opened to 100,000. Lindgren came along, and a flop of was spread across the felt. Lindgren checked to Markholt, who bet 100,000. Lindgren announced a raise to 300,000, and Markholt quickly released.
Hand #160: Erick Lindgren raised to 100,000 on the button and Lee Markholt called from the big blind. The flop came down and Markholt check-called 125,000 from Lindgren, landing the turn. Both checked to see the river which Markholt bet 255,000 at. Lindgren folded.
Hand #161: Lee Markholt raised to 100,000 on the button. Erick Lindgren called from the big blind and the flop fell . Lindgren checked, Markholt bet 100,000, and Lindgren called. The landed on the turn and was checked by both. Lindgren bet 100,000 after the river and Markholt called. His cards weren't announced, but he won the pot with a pair of queens.
Hand #162: Erick Lindgren raised to 100,000 on the button and took down the pot.
Hand #163: Lee Markholt raised to 100,000 on the button and Erick Lindgren three-bet to 300,000 from the big blind, resulting in a fold from Markholt.
Hand #164: Erick Lindgren raised to 100,000 on the button and Lee Markholt called from the big blind. The flop fell and Markholt checl-called 125,000 from Lindgren. The turn was checked by both and so was the river. Markholt showed and won the pot.
Hand #155: Markholt opened for 100,000 on the button, and Lindgren tossed his blind across the table.
Hand #156: Lindgren opened for 100,000, and Markholt called to see the arrive on the flop. Both players checked, and the turn came . Markholt led out for 125,000, and the pot was pushed his way when Lindgren released.
Hand #157: Lindgren received a walk in the big blind.
Hand #158: Lindgren used those chips to raise to 100,000, and Markholt flatted. The flop came , Markholt checked, and Lindgren's 125,000 was enough to force the fold.
Hand #159: Markholt opened for 100,000, Lindgren called, and the flop came . Lindgren checked to Markholt, and then called a 100,000 bet. On the turn, both players checked down, and the came on the river. A bet of 100,000 by Lindgren gave Markholt something to think about, and he studied the board while playing with a chip, but eventually he mucked his hand.
Hand #151: Lee Markholt raised on the button and took down the pot.
Hand #152: Erick Lindgren raised on the button and won the pot.
Hand #153: Lee Markholt limped on the button, Erick Lindgren raised to 150,000 from the big blind, and Markholt called to see a flop of . Lindgren bet 175,000, Markholt folded, and Lindgren won the pot.
Hand #154: Erick Lindgren raised on the button and won the pot.
Hand #150: Markholt raised to 100,000 from the button, and Little quickly shoved all in for roughly 935,000. Lindgren immediately moved all in over the top, with his big stack, and Markholt got out of the way for the two to battle it out.
Lindgren woke up with a monster in a three-handed game, and his pair put him way out in front of Little's ace-high hand. With the crowd roaring on both sides of the Mothership stage, each half rooting for their horse, the dealer burned and turned.
Little found a pair on the flop, but he still needed help on the subsequent streets. The on the turn gave Little additional outs to the wheel straight, but the was a brick, and he headed for the payout desk in 3rd place.