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2009 WSOP - Thang Luu Wins Event 3

1 June 2009, By: Pokerjunkie.com
A new WSOP star has been born. Thang Luu defended his title in the $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo event and took home $263,135 in prize money.
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A new WSOP star has been born. Thang Luu defended his title in the $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo event and took home $263,135 in prize money.

Thang Luu from Las Vegas is undoubtedly one of the best Omaha Hi-Lo players in the world. He has won the $1,500 event two years in a row and in 2007 he finished in second place in the very same tournament.


Thang Luu winner of 2009 WSOP Event 3

In Event 3the 2009 WSOP he defeated 917 opponents to claim his second gold bracelet and the $263,135 first prize. His heads-up opponent was Ed Smith from California

Thang Luu is a 34-year-old poker pro from Las Vegas. He is originally from Vietnam, but came to the United States at the age of 17. Prior to becoming a poker pro, Luu worked as a table games dealer in Las Vegas. He is single, and is also known as 'Tiger Luu.'

2009 WSOP Event 3 - Omaha Hi-Lo

Buy-in: $1,500
Entrants: 918
Prize pool: $1,253,070

Final results:

1

Luu, Thang

$263 190

2

Smith, Ed

$162 109

3

Reslock, Ming

$106 373

4

Smith, Ed

$73 404

5

Leyo, Pascal

$53 293

6

Rich, Jordan

$40 611

7

Geary, Jim

$32 404

8

Deeb, Freddy

$27 028

9

Ramirez, Senovio

$23 520

10

Ruthenberg, Sebastian

$16 828

11

Mougous, Lee

$16 828

12

Toth, Richard

$16 828

13

Brooks, Micah

$12 668

14

Spear, Dan

$12 668

15

Quiggle, Adam

$12 668

16

Cheng, Edgar

$9 899

17

Seale, Will

$9 899

18

Hull, Henry

$9 899

19

Harkin, Jeremy

$7 869

20

Elezra, Eli

$7 869

21

Lassen, Morten

$7 869

22

Bouvier, Geoffrey

$7 869

23

Nakatani, Jon

$7 869

24

Michaels, Alexander

$7 869

25

Gold, Benjamin

$7 869

26

Arntzen, Sven

$7 869

27

Barbieri, Al

$7 869

28

Stoddard, James

$6 566

29

Nikithser, David

$6 566

30

Duke, Annie

$6 566

31

Macdonald, Brandon

$6 566

32

Christensen, Michael

$6 566

33

Newburger, Jason

$6 566

34

Lindgren, Erick

$6 566

35

Foulias, Andreas

$6 566

36

Sherr, Paul

$6 566

37

Harmetz, Daniel

$5 651

38

Matthews, Tom

$5 651

39

Parker, John

$5 651

40

Seewald, Jonah

$5 651

41

Levitt, Bruce

$5 651

42

Santoni, Luis

$5 651

43

Kleist, Michael

$5 651

44

Flack, Layne

$5 651

45

Racener, John

$5 651

46

Birarda, Bradley

$4 924

47

Abghari, Ahmad

$4 924

48

Akkari, Andre

$4 924

49

Chang, Chris

$4 924

50

Hunt, Thomas

$4 924

51

Kadota, Derek

$4 924

52

Kunkel, Dale

$4 924

53

Jett, Charles

$4 924

54

Hooshmand, Kia

$4 924

55

Koonce, Jason

$4 360

56

Riesenberg, Jason

$4 360

57

Yocum, Gregory

$4 360

58

Schneider, Julie

$4 360

59

Kay, Casey

$4 360

60

Savage, Matthew

$4 360

61

Toledo, Delmiro

$4 360

62

Young, Kristopher

$4 360

63

Steelman, Clinton

$4 360

64

Poels, Patrick

$3 796

65

Hohn, Steven

$3 796

66

Ladowsky, Stephen

$3 796

67

Goldfarb, Robert

$3 796

68

Sninski, Todd

$3 796

69

Bush, Marion

$3 796

70

Leonidas, Alfredo

$3 796

71

Soulier, Fabrice

$3 796

72

Pappas, Greg

$3 796

73

Roy, Sean

$3 270

74

Rosenbloom, Barry

$3 270

75

Barlow, Colin

$3 270

76

Lefkowitz, Matthew

$3 270

77

Brunson, Todd

$3 270

78

Mcmahon, Sean

$3 270

79

Dicambio, George

$3 270

80

Deguzman, Luis

$3 270

81

Daneshgar, David

$3 270

82

Ferguson, Mark

$2 781

83

Farmer, Steven

$2 781

84

Smeraglia, Joseph

$2 781

85

Falconer, Christopher

$2 781

86

Robinson, Mark

$2 781

87

Wilmes, Patrick

$2 781

88

Schock, Mitchell

$2 781

89

Lustig, Steven

$2 781

90

Tunkel, Jeffrey

$2 781

 

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