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Josh Pollock Wins His Second Pot-Limit Omaha World Series Of Poker Bracelet

Pollock Tops $600 Online Event For $139,740 First-Place Payout


Pollock's Winner Photo From 2013The second online event of the 2019 World Series of Poker is in the books, and was won by Josh Pollock, who scored his second career bracelet. Pollock topped a field of 1,216 entries in the $600 buy-in six-handed pot-limit Omaha online event, earning the top prize of $139,740.

The 35-year-old Pollock won his first bracelet back in 2013, also in a pot-limit Omaha event. The Silver Spring, Maryland native said at the time that Omaha was his favorite game, and it showed as he navigated his way through the massive online tournament that ended early Monday morning.

The final table of the tournament featured poker pros Phil Galfond (5th), Martin Zamani (4th), and Jared Bleznick (3rd), as well as runner-up Jason Gooch, who made a deep run in the WSOP main event last year.

The key hand for Pollock came during five-handed play, when his KClub SuitKDiamond SuitQClub Suit7Club Suit was able to outflop Bleznick’s AClub SuitAHeart Suit5Heart Suit2Heart Suit on a board of KHeart Suit10Club Suit3Club Suit8Diamond Suit4Heart Suit to score a crucial double up.

This was the second of nine online events that will take place this summer as part of the WSOP. The next online bracelet event will take place on Sunday, with the $600 buy-in no-limit hold’em bounty tournament.

Here is a look at the final table results.

Place Player Payout
1 Josh ‘loofa’ Pollock $139,740
2 Jason ‘TheBigGift’ Gooch $85,560
3 Jared ‘jebronlames1’ Bleznick $59,163
4 Martin ‘BathroomLine’ Zamani $41,565
5 Phil ‘HeyGuys’ Galfond $29,680
6 Chris ‘babycow’ Back $21,538

For more coverage from the summer series, check out the 2019 WSOP landing page, complete with a full schedule, results, news, player interviews, and event recaps.