The 2014 World Series of Poker Ladies Event started out with 793 women heading for the final showdown. Since the WSOP turned this event into a $10,000 buy-in — discounted to $1,000 for women — to our knowledge, no man has stepped up to the cashier and paid the fee. That's a good thing in our humble opinion. Those 793 ladies built a prize pool of $713,700 of which the winner would take home $153,470. That winner was Haixia Zhang! Zhang defeated Mikiyo Aoki heads-up to claim her first gold bracelet and an awesome first-place prize!
Final Table Results:
Day 3 started with the final nine and two very short stacks. When it got down to three-handed, the battle rolled on for 30 hands before Meikat Siu was eliminated in third.
Heads-up play turned in favor of Zhang leaving Aoki with around 300K and on Hand #87 Mikiyo Aoki pushed all-in from the button — after sizing up Aoki's stack, Zhang made the call.
The flop brought the . The turn card added some gutshot outs for Aoki. The river card took Aoki's dream of a gold bracelet and handed it to Zhang.
Watch Caitlyn Howe and Haixia in the following PokerNews video: