Hand #136: Robert Mizrachi Wins WPT Venetian Las Vegas ($894,100); Mike Vanier Finishes as Runner-Up ($595,000)

Jul 17, 2022

Champion Robert Mizrachi
Photo:  WPT Venetian Las Vegas Champion Robert Mizrachi, along with his wife and his dog

HAND #136  –  Mike Vanier raises from the button to 800,000, Robert Mizrachi moves all in, and Vanier calls all in for about 9,900,000 with Club KSpade 10.

Mizrachi turns over Diamond AClub 7, and Vanier needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Club ASpade 7Diamond 3Heart 6Club 6, and Mizrachi flops two pair to win the pot — and his first WPT title — with aces and sevens.

Robert Mizrachi
Photo:  WPT Venetian Las Vegas Champion Robert Mizrachi celebrates his victory after the river card hits the felt.

Mike Vanier finishes as the runner-up, earning $595,000.

Robert Mizrachi wins WPT Venetian Las Vegas, earning $894,100, which includes his entry into the season-ending WPT Championship. Mizrachi will also receive a WPT Champions Trophy, and his name will be engraved on the one and only WPT Champions Cup, along with all the other champions throughout the WPT’s 20-year history — including his brother, two-time WPT champion Michael Mizrachi.

Congratulations to Robert Mizrachi!

1st:  Robert Mizrachi  –  $894,100*
2nd:  Mike Vanier  –  $595,000
3rd:  Yulian Bogdanov  –  $440,000
4th:  Leon Sturm  –  $327,000
5th:  Raul Manzanares  –  $247,000
6th:  Javier Zarco  –  $188,000

Mike Vanier
Photo:  Runner-Up Mike Vanier

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

Photography by Joe Giron / PokerPhotoArchive.com

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