Hand #220: Lindgren limped in on the button, Markholt checked his option, and the flop came . Markholt led out for 110,000, but Lindgren cut out a raise to 275,000.
With his head now unshielded from the hoodie that had been protecting him all tournament, Markholt suddenly announced himself all in for his last 915,000.
Lindgren snap-called and stood to table his , while his wife Erica and the rest of the rail exploded in celebration, their man having flopped top set with pocket rockets.
A shell shocked Markholt could only shake his head and turn over the for bottom two pair, and while that hand would be a monster in any other spot, it was absolutely crushed here.
Drawing only to running quad cards, Markholt was already shaking hands with Lindgren when the fell on the turn, and the on the river simply made things official.
Markholt fell just short of his first WSOP bracelet, but his runner-up finish netted $374,960 for his 15th WSOP cash.