WSOP 2013 Pot-Limit Omaha Event #22 won by Josh Pollock
June 17, 2013 in 2013 WSOP news
Josh Pollock was the winner of Pot-Limit Omaha Event #22. The 29 year old from Maryland topped a field of 1,021 players that gave $1,500 for the buy in, and won the $279,431 first place prize and his first bracelet.
Brandon Crawford, the chip leader of 1st day, was the first one to be eliminated in the final table after the sixth hand. The next elimination was after 62 hands when David Greene lost to Josh Pollock. At the next level (22) Eddie Blumenthal lost from Schwartz and ended up with 7th place.
Later Eric Shanks from Chicago in an all-in confrontation with Pollock was not lucky when the board came with three spades and was eliminated in 6th place. Shawn Silber was the next to go in 5th place and KT Parks left in 4th place three hands later. James Parks lost to Schwartz as his queens were no good against Schwartz’s Kings and ended up 3rd.
In heads-up play of the Pot-Limit Omaha Event #22 Schwartz started with a 3 to 1 chip lead but after 62 hands and some doubles from Pollock the lead changed place. On the final hand of the event, both players flopped straights but Pollock’s was better. That was it for the event. He brought up home his first championship and his first bracelet.