Landon Tice limped in on the button and Brandon Lombardo checked his option for the two to see a flop of . Lombardo checked to Tice, who bet 300,000 and was called.
The turn came . Lombardo checked again and Tice fired another 700,000. Close to a minute later, Lombardo announced he was all in, check-shoving for just shy of 6 million. Tice called.
Lombardo had gotten it in with a better kicker for his pair of eights and his hand remained best as the river came to earn him the double and bring stacks close to even.