Event 61: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

Gavin Smith Eliminated in 96th Place ($62,061)

Gavin Smith (Day 5) Eliminated

Over at the secondary feature table, action folded around to World Series of Poker bracelet winner Gavin Smith on the button. Smith moved his short stack of 545,000 all in. Eric Legoff moved all in over the top from the small blind and the big blind folded his hand. The cards were revealed to show that Smith was racing for his tournament life.

Smith: {A-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds}
Legoff: {J-}{J-}

Smith was looking for an ace or a queen heading to the flop, but instead only found {9-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{3-Hearts}. Fourth street brought the {10-Diamonds} and Smith was one card away from elimination.

The {8-Hearts} struck the river and Smith was forced to settle for an early exit here on Day 6.

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