Jonathan Little has been the more aggressive player since heads-up play began and he has been rewarded for it. By raising preflop and taking the lead in most pots, Little has worked his way into a small chip lead over Preben Stokkan.
Sam Greenwood limped in from the small blind with and Preben Stokkan raised to 2.1 million with . Greenwood called and the flop came . Greenwood checked his straight and flush draw to Stokkan who continued for 2.6 million with his overpair. Greenwood shoved all in for 20.7 million and Stokkan snapped him off.
The turn brought the and the river was the . Stokkan held on with two pair and Greenwood was eliminated in third place for $124,100.
Sam Greenwood raised to 1.3 million on the button with and Jonathan Little called from the big blind with . The flop came and Little check-called a bet of 1.0 million from Greenwood.
The turn was the and both players checked to the on the river. Little led out for 4.5 million and Greenwood paid him off with top pair. Little made two pair on the river and climbed back over the 50 million chip mark.
Jonathan Little raised to 1.2 million on the button with and Sam Greenwood pushed all in from the small blind with . Little made the call for his remaining 25.05 million and the cards were on their backs.
The board ran out and Little scored a massive double up to take over the chip lead. Greenwood all of a sudden became the short stack and will have to battle it out a little longer.