With so many tables and so many all ins, we were bound to miss some players who were at risk. We missed the bubble hand but were able to hear the action as told by the victor of the hand. Nick Gibson raised in middle position to 2,700, and it folded around to David Rood in the big blind. Rood put Gibson all in for around 18,000, and Gibson made the call with . Rood had , and it was off to the races for Gibson’s tournament life. The flop was a safe , but the turn came a to put Gibson on the brink of elimination unless one of the two remaining 9s hit. Unfortunately for Gibson, the river was another , making him the bubble boy.