Danny Le, a 49-year-old Vietnamese-born player from the United States, won his first WSOP gold bracelet by achieving victory in the $1,500 Buy-In Limit Hold'em Tournament. This event took place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and lasted for three days. Danny Le pocketed $188,815. This is the largest cash prize for the entire career.
Frankly speaking, it is the third cash prize in the World Series of Poker tournaments.
The best Danny Leís result was showed in 2013. He managed to occupy the 7th position in the final standings.
The competition was attended by 663 participants. Letís discuss the finalists of the $1,500 Buy-In Limit Hold'em Tournament. A 9th-place finish allowed Esmeralda Villafuerte from the United States to get her first cash prize. She pocketed $12,532. Daniel Huseman managed to take the 8th place and earned $16,376. He was followed by Andrew Beversdorf, who succeeded in getting $21,778. A 6th-place finish helped Dustin Bush to win 29,466 dollars. Dale Eberle won the fifth place and collected $40,550. The fourth place was obtained by an American professional poker player Dave Tobin. He repeated his previous year result. A fourth-place finish allowed him to collect $56,740. A 3rd place was taken by Tyler Bonkowski from Canada. He earned $80,706. This achievement allowed Bonkowski to get his twelfth WSOP cash prize in his career.
Danny Le played the final round against Scott Farnsworth. The river brought Mr. Le a third deuce. So, he collected a three of a kind. As for Scott Farnsworth, he finished this hand with a pair of jacks. Farnsworth finished in the second place. The runner up earned 116,663 dollars.