Kuo Knocks Out a Duo
It was folded to Kitty Kuo on the button who raised it to 55,000. Garrett Beckman moved all in from the small blind and after a few moments of thought Michael Wynn followed suit and moved all in as well.
"What is going on here guys," said Kuo, who then asked for a count of Wynn's stack. Once she found out the amount, she said "I call" and the hands were turned over:
The flop came keeping Kuo in the lead but giving Beckman a straight draw. The turn was the which changed nothing. Beckman would need a three, seven, or eight and Wynn would need an ace if either was to survive. The river was the giving Kuo an unneeded full house.
"Yes," said Kuo. "Oh my God! Oh my God! I'm so nervous." She shook the hands of Beckman, who finished in 15th place for $17,945 and Wynn, who finished in 14th place for $17,945 as well.