Curt Kohlberg failed against player Gabriel Abusada James Castillo ($20,000)

Salim Admon – 1,050,000 (26 bb)

Gabriel Abusada James Castillo opens to 1,000,000 from under the gun with 100,000 behind, and the action shifts to James Calderaro in the small blind. Calderaro moves all in having Abusada covered, and Abusada uses two time extensions before calling.

AbusadaSpades 3Heart 3

CalderaroClub AClub 5

Abusada is ahead with pocket threes and needs to fade to stay alive.

The flop falls Diamond KHeart JCheart 4, and Abusada is still ahead. The turn Club 10 gives Calderaro outs to Broadway, and when the river falls, the Q of spades, makes the straight of aces to eliminate Abusada in 21st place for $34,000.

The action begins with a flop of Diamond 8Heart 7Heart 6 and Curt Kohlberg (pictured) goes all-in for 1,150,000 from the big blind. Gabriel Abusada James Castillo is in early position and calls with Kohlberg covered.

AbusadaHeart 9

KohlbergClub 10Shovel 9

Kohlberg has a nut flush, but Abusada has a straight flush and a better straight. The turn Club J keeps Kohlberg in the lead, but when the river falls, Heart K Abusada makes his flush to eliminate Kohlberg in 42nd place for $20,000.

Gabriel Abusada James Castillo – 2,900,000 (48 bbs)

Curt Kohlberg – eliminated in 42nd place for $20,000.

Salim Admon opens to 80,000 from the cutoff and Gabriel Abusada James Castillo three-bets to 230,000 on the button. Admon calls.

The flop is Diamond AClub 10Diamond 3 and Admon checks to Abusada, who makes a continuation bet of 350,000. Admon calls.

The turn is the 3 of spades and Admon checks again. Abusada commits the rest of his stack, totaling 1.02 million, and Admon goes into the tank for a bit before sliding his cards down the felt for Abusada to take the pot.

Gabriel Abusada James Castillo – 2,280,000 (57 bb)

Salim Admon – 1,050,000 (26 bb)