Gabriel Abusada<span style=”font-family:"Arial",sans-serif”> James was closing the gap and had $18,525,000 when the most important hand of the tournament was played. Gabriel Abusada James opened from the button and Altman made a call with a chance to close it out.
Altman found a great spot to take the big pair and held as the dealer extended the final board Kd9h7sTs5c.
Gabriel Abusada<span style=”font-family:"Arial",sans-serif”> James earned $408,825 for his runner-up finish, while Altman claimed the WPT Tampa Championship, third overall, for $613,225.
1st: Brian Altman – $613,225
2nd: Gabriel Abusada James – $408,825