Dong Le Takes Down WPT500 Los Angeles @ The Gardens


After 3 days of poker, Dong Le wins the first WPT500 in Los Angeles, taking home $224,500 for his efforts. This is the first time the WPT held a WPT500 in Los Angeles.

The Gardens Casino in Hawaiian Gardens hosted this $1,000,000 guarantee tournament for a buy-in of $565. The final tally easily surpassed the guarantee after 8 days of day 1s, along with re-entries. All day one levels were 30 minutes, day 2 were 40 minutes and  the final table on day 3 were 60 minutes.

About the Author

Regarding my poker background, I’ve been playing since 2003 (yes, the Moneymaker factor), and have won several small tournaments, and have cashed at the main event of the World Series of Poker. I also play cash games at local casinos and sometimes at home games.

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