Line wins WSOP tournament at Harveys
Danny Line of Granite Bay took first place in the $1,000 buy-in, No Limit Hold’Em tournament on Sunday at the 2006 World Series of Poker Lake Tahoe Circuit Event at Harveys in Stateline.
Line pocketed $50,632 for beating out a 145-player field in the fourth event of the tournament. Shannon Shorr of Birmingham, Ala., took second and won $28,130, while Ramon Vahdatinia of San Jose placed third and won $15,472. Zephyr Cove’s Robert Kay took sixth in the event and earned $8,439.
Tahoe locals fare well event No. 2
Jason Bond of Maple Valley, Wash., won the $500 buy-in, No-Limit Hold’Em tournament at the WSOP Lake Tahoe Circuit Event on Friday at Harveys. Bond collected a $17,111 check for his first-place finish in the second event of the tournament.
Stockton’s Peter Tran took second ($9,506) and Daly City’s Thomas Tou third ($5,228) in the 98-player field. South Lake Tahoe’s Jim Gooch placed fourth ($3,802) and Incline Village’s Cynthia Taylor took fifth ($3,327).
Florida native pockets $32,000
Florida resident Brian Kelley beat out a 363-player field to win $32,740 with his first-place finish in the $300 buy-in, No-Limit Hold’Em tournament at the WSOP Lake Tahoe Circuit Event at Harveys. Modesto’s Benjamin Zamora placed second ($16,901) and Pollock Pines’ Tooraj Agahi was third ($8,451) in the circuit’s opening tournament.
South Lake Tahoe’s C.D. Christian was the high local finisher in the event by placing eighth and collecting $3.169. The final table of event No. 5, a $500 buy-in, No-Limit Hold’Em tournament, begins today at 4 p.m. outside the Hark Rock Cafe.
Event No. 6, a $500 buy-in, No-Limit Hold’Em tournament, begins today at noon. The circuit event continues through Monday, with the first day of the $10,000 buy-in, No-Limit Hold’Em main event scheduled for Friday.