Dana Castaneda, a 2013 WSOP bracelet winner, has joined the field today and is setting a fast pace early on. With over $460,000 in live tournament earnings, Castaneda is looking to add to that total in the 48th running of the WSOP.
Just now Castaneda was involved in a hand in which the board read , and the small blind led out for 700 into a pot of around 1,000. Castaneda raised to 2,200 and her opponent called. The river was the and her opponent checked. Castaneda bet 2,300 and once again her opponent called. Castaneda showed for a straight and her opponent knocked the table and mucked his cards.
Castaneda shortly after announced to her opponent that she is a "luck-box," but with her previous results showing otherwise, she may just be toying with her opponents.