It's been a good day for Maria Ho so far. She has slowly increased her chips throughout the day, and she's picking up when she left off after the dinner break.
Ho raised from under the gun to 2,200, and the next player to act quickly three bet to 6,000. It folded back around to Ho, who asked him how much he had behind. When she found out it was about 35,000, she made the call. The flop came down , and she checked to her opponent, who fired out 8,000. Ho came along, and the hit the turn. Both players checked, and the river brought the . Ho fired out 14,000, and when her opponent called, Ho tabled for top pair. Her opponent dejectedly flashed before mucking his hand.
After that pot, Ho is up to 187,000.
Lynn Gilmartin spoke with Ho during the dinner break: