Apr 4, 2023
Photo: WPT Rolling Thunder Champion Scott Eskenazi
HAND #186 – Scott Eskenazi raises to 1,500,000, Jeremy Joseph moves all in for 12,800,000, and Eskenazi calls with .
Joseph turns over , and needs to improve to stay alive.
The board comes , and Eskenazi wins the pot — and the WPT title — with ace high and his king kicker.
Jeremy Joseph finishes as the runner-up, earning $234,000.
Scott Eskenazi wins WPT Rolling Thunder, earning $361,660, which includes his $10,400 seat into the season-ending WPT World Championship in Las Vegas. Eskenazi’s name will also be added to the Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup alongside every other WPT champion from all 21 seasons.
Congratulations to Scott Eskenazi!
1st: Scott Eskenazi – $361,660*
2nd: Jeremy Joseph – $234,000
3rd: Alejandro Jauregui – $172,000
4th: Albert Tapia – $128,000
5th: Victor Paredes – $97,000
6th: Tony Dunst – $73,400
Photo: Scott Eskanazi’s wife Victoria gives him a kiss after his victory.
Photo: Runner-Up Jeremy Joseph
* First-place prize amount includes the winner’s $10,400 seat into the season-ending WPT World Championship in Las Vegas.
Photography by Joe Giron / PokerPhotoArchive.com