Ryan Leng Wins First WSOP bracelet in $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em BOUNTY

Ryan Leng wins World Series of Poker bracelet in Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty. He earns $272,765 for the victory. It was the first bracelet and the biggest cash of his WSOP career.

“It’s amazing. It’s just so much fun. Yesterday and today, it was such a whirlwind. I was chip leader, I was short stacked, then I was the chip leader again. I played against some very tough opponents. [Ranno] Sootla, the guy I got heads-up with, is one of the toughest players I’ve ever played against. It’s a lot of fun to have to go through someone that good to win my first bracelet.”

Leng had taken the lead prior to he eliminated Farber, and also he drew better in advance to begin heads-up play with almost a 2-1 lead (about 9.8 million in chips to about 5 million for Ranno Sootla).  After a little bit even more compared to 3 hrs of play on Thursday, Sootla was all in on the flop with an established versus Leng’s straight. The straight held, and Leng was officially the champion.

The event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em BOUNTY drew a total of 1,983 entries and the total prize pool came to $2,677,050 including the bounties. Each player earned a $500 bounty on every head for each opponent they eliminated.

Event #51 Official Final Table Result

Player Country Payout
Ryan Leng United States $272,504
Ranno Sootla Estonia $168,329
Jay Farber United States $121,329
Christian Nolte Austria $89,079
Javier Gomez Spain $65,799
Russell Rosenblum United States $49,107
John Gulino United States $37,034
Mark Mazza United States $28,225
Mikhail Semin Russia $21,741

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