Event #2: $25,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship

Lindgren, Kassela and Brooks Advance to Second Round

• Level 5: 600-1,200, 0 ante

After whittling his opponent down to only 10 big blinds, Erick Lindgren triumphed over Benjamin Sulsky when his {A-}{Q-} held up over Sulsky's {A-}{3-}. Defending WSOP Player of the Year Frank Kassela has also defeated Anton Allemann to advance to the second round of the inaugural $25k Heads-Up World Championship. In other action, Gregory Brooks has overcome Sam Stein to move on as well. Lindgren, Kassela and Brooks will each be returning to the Amazon Room at 10pm local time for their second round contests.

Tags: Anton AllemannFrank KasselaGregory BrooksSam SteinErick LindgrenBenjamin Sulsky