Nicholas Palma three-bet to 8,000 from middle position after Ari Engel opened to 3,000 under the gun and got one caller. Engel dropped in a four-bet and Palma wasted no time before jamming for 35,100.
"At least it's going to you if I bust," Palma said with a smile.
Engel called with but was behind Palma's . The board ran out , leaving Engel dead on the turn. He sent the chips to his familiar opponent — both players are regular faces in events around the U.S.