Action folded around to Allen Kessler in the cutoff and he decided to raise it up to 3,000. The button called, and the big blind decided to defend.
The flop came . The big blind checked, and Kessler bet 3,500. The button folded and the big blind wasted no time as he slid a tall stack of chips forward, clearly putting Kessler to the test for his remaining 22,500 chips.
Kessler made a few motions with his hands, clearly discussing the options with himself in his head. Eventually, Kessler called.
Kessler tabled while his opponent showed a dominated .
The turn was the and the river was the , giving Kessler the pot.