Jul 17, 2022
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 .
Mizrachi turns over , and Vanier needs to improve to stay alive.
The board comes , and Mizrachi flops two pair to win the pot — and his first WPT title — with aces and sevens.
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
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