Hand #129: Joshua Pollock Wins WPT Legends of Poker! ($573,350); Ray Qartomy Finishes as Runner-Up ($380,000)

Sep 1, 2022

Champion Joshua Pollock
Photo:  WPT Legends of Poker Champion Joshua Pollock

HAND #129  –  Joshua Pollock raises to 1,300,000, Ray Qartomy moves all in for about 10,600,000, and Pollock snap-calls with Spade 8Club 8.

Qartomy turns over Diamond ADiamond 8, and needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Heart 9Heart 5Club 4Heart JClub Q, and Pollock won the pot — and the WPT Legends of Poker — with a pair of eights.

Ray Qartomy finishes as the runner-up, earning $380,000.

Joshua Pollock wins the WPT Legends of Poker, earning $573,350, which includes his $10,400 seat into the season-ending WPT World Championship. Pollock’s name will be added to the Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup, alongside all the other champions in the WPT’s 20-year history.

Congratulations to Joshua Pollock!

1st:  Joshua Pollock  –  $573,350*
2nd:  Ray Qartomy  –  $380,000
3rd:  Matthew Wantman  –  $280,000
4th:  Aaron Motoyama  –  $207,000
5th:  Lei Lei  –  $156,000
6th:  Adam Hendrix  –  $119,000

* First prize amount includes the winner’s $10,400 seat into the season-ending WPT World Championship.

Joshua Pollock and Ray Qartomy
Photo:  Ray Qartomy (right) congratulates Joshua Pollock (left) on his victory.

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