Monday July 2, 2012 : SECOND BRACELET FOR SELBST (Update)
Top woman player takes down Event 52 at World Series of Poker
A four-year WSOP bracelet drought for top woman player Vanessa Selbst (27) was broken this weekend with her triumph in event 52 – $2,500 buy-in 10 Game Mix Six Handed against a field of 421 hopefuls.
The highly respected professional player earned a very worthwhile $244,259 first-place prize and her second WSOP bracelet after surviving a final table of quality players and a heads up against Michael Saltzburg on Sunday.
Selbst delivered an impressive final table performance, eliminating all save one of her opponents around the table.
Final table pay-outs looked like this:
Michael Saltzburg $150,840
Tommy Hang $97,884
Chris Bjorin $64,649
Thomas Chambers $43,099
Mike Gorodinsky $30,169