2010 World Series of Poker

Event #57: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Championship

Eskandar Escapes Elimination... For Now

Pascal LeFrancois limped into the pot before Patrick Eskandar shoved all in for 830,000 total. LeFrancois called with {K-Diamonds} {6-Hearts} and Eskandar was in the lead with {A-Spades} {3-Spades} but at risk for his tournament life. It's one of the more subdued all ins we've seen in the last two days and the spectators seemed to barely even realize that a critical pot was in progress.

The board ran out {J-Hearts} {2-Clubs} {5-Clubs} {9-Clubs} {Q-Clubs}, and that held Eskandar's ace-high to earn him that much-needed double up. He's back to 1.7 million now, but still the shortest stack in the room.

Tags: Pascal LeFrancoisPatrick Eskandar