Hand #174: Justin Young Wins the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown ($669,161)

Apr 20, 2016

Champion Justin Young

Hand #174  –  Justin Young raises to 900,000, Garrett Greer moves all in for 10,300,000, and Young quickly calls with Heart KClub Q. Greer turns over Spade ADiamond 8, and needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes Heart ASpade KClub 4Diamond JHeart Q — Greer pairs his ace on the flop, but Young rivers two pair to win the pot — and the WPT title — with kings and queens.

Heads Up_Garrett Greer

Garrett Greer finishes as the runner-up, earning $458,722.

Justin Young wins the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, earning $669,161, a WPT Champions Trophy, and a Seminole Hard Rock trophy. Young’s name will be added to the one-and-only WPT Champions Cup, and his first prize amount includes a $15,000 seat into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions, which begins here on Friday.

Congratulations to Justin Young!

1st:  Justin Young  –  $669,161*
2nd:  Garrett Greer  –  $458,722
3rd:  Hyoung Chae  –  $297,336
4th:  Matthew Haugen  –  $220,207
5th:  Tim Reilly  –  $164,113
6th:  Ben Tarzia  –  $132,560

* First prize amount includes a $15,000 buy-in to the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions that begins on Friday.

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