On Friday, Justin Young emerged victorious in Event #2: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha at the 2022 U.S. Poker Open. Young topped the field of 77 entries to win $200,200.
“This means a million times more than anything I’ve ever done in this room, cash games or otherwise,” Young said. “Just to play with the best of the best in this room just means the world to me.”
Coming into the final table, Young was second in chips with six players remaining, behind only to Tommy Le. Young ended up getting heads up with Le and ultimately came out on top. With the win, Young moved to second place on the 2022 U.S. Poker Open leaderboard through two events.
2022 U.S. Poker Open Event #2 Results
1st: Justin Young – $200,200
2nd: Tommy Le – $146,300
3rd: Dan Shak – $100,100
4th: Damjan Radanov – $77,000
5th: Dylan Weisman – $61,600
6th: Alex Foxen – $46,200
Event #2: $10,000 PLO drew a field of 77 entries, creating a prize pool of $770,000. The top 11 places reached the money. All players that cashed also earned PokerGO Tour (PGT) leaderboard points.