Dec 19, 2021
Photo: WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic Champion Taylor Black
Taylor Black raises to 500,000, Vik Shegal moves all in for 7,575,000, and Black quickly calls .
Shegal turns over , and needs to improve to stay alive.
The board comes , and Black wins the pot — and more than $1.2 million — with a pair of kings.
Vik Shegal finishes as the runner-up, earning $827,620.
Photo: Taylor Black (left) shakes hands with runner-up Vik Shegal.
Taylor Black wins the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, earning $1,241,430 and a WPT Champions Trophy. Black’s name will also be inscribed on the one-and-only Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup, alongside every other WPT champion from all 19 seasons.
Congratulations to Taylor Black!
1st: Taylor Black – $1,241,430
2nd: Vik Shegal – $827,620
3rd: Gianluca Speranza – $609,960
4th: Lorenzo Lavis – $454,590
5th: Mohsin Charania – $342,645
6th: David Kim – $261,235
Photo: Vikenty Shegal
Photography by Joe Giron / PokerPhotoArchive.com