Michael Abecassis has been getting a little aggressive of late, and it is paying dividends in his chip stack. In his most recent pot, he opened with a raise on the button to 43,000. Fabrice Gouget was in the small blind, and he immediately moved all in for a total of 112,000. Thierry Crenn ducked out from the big blind and let the two men battle. With Gouget at risk for his tournament life, he tabled
and was racing against his opponent's
The flop ran safe for Gouget, showing
. The next two cards off the deck, however, were
respectively, giving Abecassis the winning triple tens.
Fabrice Gouget played a really incredible game of poker today. He came into Day 3 with just 35,000 chips -- third from the bottom. With impeccable timing and instinct, he managed to work that all the way up over 300,000 at one point, battling the toughest of tables. For his fine efforts over the past three days, he will pocket nearly $36,000.