Jean Gaspard got off to a bad start here in Level 11 and immediately saw his stack dwindle. A short time later, his tournament life would be at risk.
It happened when Gaspard completed with a and Michael Block and Matt Waxman both called showing a and respectively. Gaspard then bet his last 900 on fourth street, both his opponents called, and fifth street was checked. Block then check-folded to a bet on sixth.
"I made my jack," Waxman said.
"I made my ten," Gaspard responded.
Gaspard: / /
Waxman: / /
Block: (x-x) / fold
"We both caught a king," said Gaspard, who is nicknamed "The Prince." Indeed they did, and that meant Gaspard stayed alive.
Two men who did not though were Michael Gathy and Jason Whiddon, both of who fell over at Table 350.