Apr 20, 2016
Hand #174 – Justin Young raises to 900,000, Garrett Greer moves all in for 10,300,000, and Young quickly calls with . Greer turns over , and needs his hand to hold to stay alive.
The board comes — Greer pairs his ace on the flop, but Young rivers two pair to win the pot — and the WPT title — with kings and queens.
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.