Brandon Steven opened for 6,000 from middle position and received a call from Paul Klann in the hijack. Joe Kuether came along from the big blind and three players saw a flop of .
Kuether checked, Steven bet 11,000 and Klann popped it to 25,000. Kuether folded, Steven three-bet to 61,000 and Klann moved all in for roughly 135,000. Steven called and the cards were turned up.
Both players had flopped a king, but Steven's ace kicker had him well out in front. Neither the turn nor river were what Klann needed, and the reigning LAPC champ was sent to the rail.