After risking the rest of his chips with the , Rick Wasson of Houston, Texas found himself racing against the of his opponent.
The flop ran out and Wasson was on life support, needing to spike a two-outer to survive.
The turn brought the and Wasson was afforded a glimmer of hope as he picked up a gutshot straight draw.
Calling for a three, Wasson stood up and waited as the dealer peeled the river card which would either send him home or double him up.
And with that, Wasson's miraculous wheel straight was completed and the Texan sat back down while his opponent paced around the table in pain. Wasson is now in decent shape with a stack of around 9,000 chips, which is just below the average of 10,292.