Andrew Lichtenberger said, “Heads-up is much more interesting than ring play.”
Alex Foxen agreed, and then added, “That must mean you’re bluffing constantly.”
Back to the action, Foxen had built up a lead against Lichtenberger when the following hand took place:
Lichtenberger limped for 50,000, and Alex Foxen checked his option in the big blind.
The flop came , Foxen checked, Lichtenberger bet 50,000, and Foxen called.
The turn card was the , and both players checked.
The river card was the , Foxen bet 100,000, Lichtenberger raised to 400,000, and Foxen quickly called. Lichtenberger showed for two pair, eights and sevens, but Foxen turned over to win the pot with a higher two pair, tens and eights.
Alex Foxen – 3,600,000 (72 bb)
Andrew Lichtenberger – 1,300,000 (26 bb)
With two players left, the average chip stack is about 2.44 million (49 big blinds). Here are the remaining payouts at stake: