Thursday, April 19, 2012

Champ: 3rd Place - Dykshteyn

$2500 + $200 Championship NLH

Russ Dykshteyn (Brooklyn, NY)

Blinds 40k/80k, 5k

Russ Dykshteyn raises to 240 from the SB
Larry Abrams calls from the BB

Flop: 6 4 4

Abrams bets 300k
Dykshteyn moves all in for 1.5 million total
Abrams calls

Abrams: 4 5 (trip 4s)
Dykshteyn Q 7

Turn: 8 (Dykshteyn drawing dead)

And with that Dykshteyn goes from chip leader with more than 3/4 of the chips in play to finishing in third place. "It happens," he says while walking to the cage.

Russ Dykshteyn earns $112,950 for his third place finish, by far the largest cash of his career.

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