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Dana Castaneda wins $454,207

Updated: July 6, 2013, 9:53 AM ET
By Andrew Feldman | ESPN.com

The Canadian poker contingent was ready. Staring at a heads-up matchup between their Jason Bigelow and Dana Castaneda, they were ready to celebrate a record-extending 11th bracelet this Series, but in Event 54, they would leave the Rio settling for second-place as Castaneda, a 31-year-old waitress and municipal worker from Bullhead City, Arizona, played a fantastic final table to win her first bracelet and become the first female open-event champion of the 2013 World Series of Poker. She earned ...

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