Negreanu, Lindgren denied in shootout
The final table of Event 21 was set. Erick Lindgren, one of the game's most dominant players, was ready to get the monkey off his back and win his first bracelet. Daniel Negreanu was looking for validation, proving to everyone he can beat another huge field and grab his fourth bracelet.
Don Baruch had never cashed in a major tournament, but he outlasted both Negreanu (third place) and Lindgren (eighth) to claim the $1,500 no-limit hold 'em shootout and a $264,107 payday Thursday.
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