A middle position player raised it up, and action folded to Mike Caro in the small blind, who shipped it all in for his last 33,800. Action folded back to the raiser, and he took about a minute before throwing in the call. The cards were tabled, and Caro was in great shape.
Caro had to wait over a minute to learn his fate as the ESPN cameras set up, and as he waited, he began to say his goodbyes in case the hand didn't fare too well. Once the cameras were set, the flop was dealt, and it looked like Caro was a prophet, as it came out , giving his opponent two pair. The turn came the , and Caro still had a handful of outs to win. However, none of them came, as the river brought the . Caro graciously wished everyone luck, then made his exit from the Pavilion, ending his 2011 WSOP.