With 1,525 in the pot and a flop of , Maria Ho bet 550 and was raised to 1,600 by her opponent on the button. Ho made the call and then checked the turn. The button did not back down and fired out 2,500, but again Ho called.
When the appeared on the river, Ho checked for a second time and the button bet 6,000. Ho thought for about 45 seconds before tossing out three yellow T5,000 chips, constituting a raise to 15,000. The button gave it about a minute’s worth of thought before tossing his cards to the muck.