Vietnamese-American players have managed to strengthen their stronghold when it comes to playing high-profile tournaments. He is currently based in California and has participated in a wide array of poker events where his performance has been irresistibly commendable.
In his brief resume lie results at the WSOP where he seems to have been glued for his play. Though he has not been as lucky as to clench venerable trophies and whacking cash in events where he has thrown his hat, he always leaves the corridors of poker pockets-swollen. This is not his sole interest as he has at several times ventured at intricate international events, with a tricky path to tread; his resume depicts a determined gambler.
Hoang nascent career phases feature his cash in the WSOP in 2001 where he placed third in a $3,000 Limit-Texas Hold’em tournament to take home $55,870. On the same year, he cashed in the $2,000 Pot Limit Hold’em tournament on that year.
In 2002, Ly plunged into the World Series of Poker $10,000 NLHE Main Event to pocket $85,000. In the 2005 World Series of Poker he managed four money-finishes, in the Doyle-Brunson $5,000 short handed NLHE, he placed nineteenth in the $10,000 tournament. However, as luck is evasive and fortuitous, playing in the Doyle-Brunson North America Poker Championships, Las Vegas, he beat Dan Harrington in a heads-up titanic battle to garner $1,060,050 as the winner alongside being feted with a World Poker Tour title.
Lately in January 2015, his entire live tournament earnings were estimated to be above $3,800,000. He has fourteen cashes at the WSOP that have contributed $2,071,657 of the total earnings. With a money-rich resume though lacking the accolades, Ly is an embodiment of a go-getter in the poker arenas. His footprints are an impeccable template for players who venture in the poker industry as a source of livelihood.