Pete Gasperini claimed first place in the spring poker tournament, hosted recently by the Caspian-Gaastra Fire Department. Gasperini was presented with a check for $480 by Assistant Chief Matt Jacks. Fifty players competed in the tournament, with prize money awarded to the final 10. All proceeds from the event will go to kids programs, fire-prevention programs and other community events. The next tournament is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 12.