Julie Schneider was down to her last 9,000, and that went in from the big blind. Matthew Ashton put in a raise, and Kristopher Tong put out two bets. It got back around to Ashton, and he made the call. The flop came down , and Ashton checked to Tong, who fired out. Ashton threw out a check raise, and Tong came along to see the hit the turn. Ashton led out, and Tong once again called. The river brought the , and Ashton threw one more bet out. Tong reluctantly folded, and Ashton tabled for a full house.
Schneider was drawing very thin, but she could still win the pot. She sweated her cards one at at time. First card: . Second card: . Schneider was now drawing virtually dead, and the she revealed for her third card confirmed that.
Schneider will take home just under $20,000 for her efforts, while Ashton is back up to 360,000.