After Dan Kelly opened for 1,600 for the second time in three hands, Erick Lindgren's must have looked like the right hand with which to test the young wunderkind's mettle. Lindgren three-bet shoved for his last 5,700, and when the action folded around to Kelly, he didn't hesitate before making the call with .
Lindgren smiled in resignation, telling Kelly "I waited until you had a hand, I'm an idiot," while he awaited the flop's arrival.
When the hit the board, Lindgren had found a dry well, and he would need to catch lucky to keep his chips.
The on the turn provided additional chop outs to the wheel straight, as both players would play their ace, but instead of the four players at the table called for, the fell in its place.
With that, Lindgren had made a pair and it was good enough for the win. Kelly's stack absorbed a slight dent, something tells us a few more opens to 1,600 will have him stacking again in no time.