Yen Dang Wins $1,000 Ladies Championship At 2012 World Series of Poker
Dang Collects $170,587 For Her Victory
The Ladies Championship at the 2012 World Series of Poker belongs to Yen Dang, a pro from Denver, Colorado.
The Vietnam-born pro topped a field of 936 players who put up the $1,000 buy-in, creating a total prize pool of $842,400. For the win, Dang earned $170,587, the biggest score of her career.
The 29-year-old discovered poker while in law school, attending a home game. She became hooked and then started frequenting local card rooms before making it her full-time job.
Notables who made the money in this event included Jamie Kerstetter, Leo Margets, Stacey Nutini, Erica Schoenberg, J.J. Liu, Lisa Parsons, Marsha Wolak and Mandy Baker.
Here is a look at the final table results.
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