Calen McNeil raised it up, and Can Kim Hua made the call. The flop came , and Hua bet right out. McNeil raised it up, and Hua called. The turn brought the , and the rest of the money got in the middle.
McNeil celebrated a bit prematurely when he saw the cards, thinking that Hua was drawing dead. However, he could still catch a six or a jack on the river for a straight. McNeil was able to fade the river, the , and him and his rail erupted in celebration.
It was a valiant effort for Hua, who finished one spot short of his goal, but $171,577 is a nice consolation prize.