The World Series of Poker has been running for little more than a week now and it has already seen a bunch of bracelet winners. They have managed to make their dreams come true by adding more bracelets to a collection they already have or attempting to secure their first.

A player that falls in the latter category is that of Tuan Le after he won his very first career World Series of Poker bracelet by winning Event #5. He claimed winnings of $355,324 after taking on and beating the highly respected professional Justin Bonomo in the heads up session.

The event was the $10,000 2-7 Triple Draw which attracted the worlds elite poker players, so his task was certainly not an easy one. He had to get past the likes of Eli Elezra, George Danzer, Phil Galfond and Jason Mercier long before he even got to heads up.

He managed to do that though and also managed to get past the hugely successful Bonomo to put himself into the history books as a WSOP bracelet winner. Bonomo had to make do with the $219,565 he won for finishing second, though he would have loved to have added another WSOP bracelet to his collection.

The WSOP still has a very long way to go and we are going to be seeing many more winners along the way. We have had a good mix of new winners and experienced former bracelet winners getting the honors so far and we do hope that this continues. It is always nice to see players get their first rather than always seeing the same names on the trophies despite them obviously deserving to do so.

Vanessa Selbst was one such pro last week after she bagged her third career bracelet and many consider her to carry on in this form to go and add another before the festival is finished up. We would not bet against them either as she really seems to be right on her game at the moment, especially during that WSOP win that brought her career earnings up over the $10 million mark.

The Final Rankings

Tuan Le —- $355,324

Justin Bonomo —- $219,565

Eli Elezra —- $144,056

Nick Schulman —- $99,015

George Danzer —- $70,308

Phil Galfond —- $51,538

Sergey Rybachenko —- $38,961

Alexandre Luneau —- $38,961

Jason Mercier —- $30,794

Michael Chow —- $30,794

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