Event 52 at World Series of Poker marked by the triumph of the top woman player
Top female poker pro Vanessa Selbst (27) won this year's World Series of Poker Event 52 - $2,500 buy-in 10 Game Mix Six Handed excelling in the field of 421 players to take home her second WSOP piece of jewellery after four years.
After a demanding final table where she eliminated all but one of the renowned players, Selbst played a very good the heads-up game against Michael Saltzburg to claim the victory.
The amount of $244,259 as the first-place prize went to Selbst confirming her reputation of a highly respected professional player.
Other finalists earned the following prizes:
Michael Saltzburg $150,840
Tommy Hang $97,884
Chris Bjorin $64,649
Thomas Chambers $43,099
Mike Gorodinsky $30,169