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This Week's Big Winner: Art Papazyan Wins WPT Legends of Poker Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Oct 25, 2017

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Poker legend Phil Hellmuth has 14 World Series of Poker bracelets, but his poker resume contains zero World Poker Tour titles. He was ever so close to winning his first in Los Angeles at the recent WPT Legends of Poker main event, but has now fallen short in all seven of his WPT final tables. The Hall of Famer finished runner-up in the prestigious main event at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens. Local cash game professional Art Papazyan won the event for $668,692, while the Poker Brat walked away with $364,370 in his pocket. The $4,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em event drew a field of 763 total entries, the second largest turnout in the tournament’s 16-year history. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Papazyan to the win. Tournament: WPT Legends of Poker Main Event Buy-In: $4,000 • No. of Entries: 763 • Prize Pool: $2,738,407 • 1st Place Prize: $668,692 The Action At the eight-handed final ...


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