Kristi Nguyen raised a limper from the small blind and got a call. The two players saw a flop of . Nguyen checked as did her opponent.
The turn card was the and Nguyen began counting out a bet in several stages. There is no betting line on the felt and one player accused her of making a string bet, a charge she vigorously denied. The dealer asked if he wanted to call the floor but that wasn’t necessary and Nguyen bet 4,500. Her opponent made the call.
The river was the . Nguyen again started counting out some chips before deciding a declaration of all in was her preferred option. This seemed to confuse her opponent, who got a count of 10,900, and took several minutes to think about his options as Nguyen sat back relaxed in her chair.
Eventually he folded and the pot was pushed to Nguyen who took the “Nice hand” congratulations from her neighbour.