May 26, 2022
Photo: Chance Kornuth
Steve Buckner moves all in, and Chance Kornuth calls all in for 5,200,000 with .
Buckner turns over , and Kornuth needs to improve to stay alive.
Kornuth smiles and says, “I think I’m due for a suckout here.”
The board comes , and Kornuth rivers a diamond flush to win the pot and double up in chips.
Seat 1. Steve Buckner – 28,200,000
Seat 5. Chance Kornuth – 11,200,000
Photo: Steve Buckner (pictured) was one card away from a WPT title, and reacts to the diamond on the river that let it slip out of his grasp.