Kim Nguyen raised with the button, Darren Woods re-raised, Nguyen got the rest of her stack in the middle, and Woods called.
Nguyen was in great shape to double, and the flop kept her in the lead. The on the turn was clean, and all signs pointed towards a double-up until the slammed on the river to give Woods trips.
All Nguyen could do was laugh - and she has good reason to smile. She bested 352 runners, and earns $131,900 for her second place finish. Nguyen was the third woman to make a final table at the 2011 World Series of Poker, but after falling short this is officially the 179th straight open event won by a male player.
However, with the recent success of female players, that number is surely in danger.