WSOP 2013 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Event #32 won by Erick Lindgren
June 21, 2013 in 2013 WSOP news
After a dominating perfomance Erick Lindgren won the No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Event and grabbed the $606,317 first place prize and a gold bracelet. Eric who was the best player in the world in 2008, when he earned more than $1.3 million, over the next few years was cashed only 12 times. This year though it was his turn. After having 4 cashes in 2013 WSOP he entered the $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em and made his gold bracelets two.
In day 3 of the No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Event 14 players have remained. Lindgren was 7th in chips but he soon doubled up through the day 2 chip leader Jonathan Little and was on top of the lead at the final table of 6.
Ryan D’Angelo and Vasile Buboi were the first ones to exit in 6th and 5th place accordingly. Both were eliminated from Connor Drinan who then finished 4th. Lingren eliminated Jonathan Little and went to heads-up battle with Markholt with a 4 to 1 lead.
On the final hand of the event Lindgren had A-A and Markholt J-9. Lindgren limped from button and Markhold checked. Flop came with 9-J-A for an interesting battle after a set of aces for Lindgren and two pairs of Jacks and Aces for Markhold. Markhold made a bet of 110,000 and was raised to 275,000. After the raise Markhold went all-in and when the two players opened the cards he was knew he was behind and when he show the last two cards, 7 and 5 it was over. He was left second with a $374,960 prize.
No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Event Results