This Easter Sunday, the Americas Poker High5 Series brings big prizes to Brazilian poker. In addition to Alan Melo’s beautiful victory, ace João Simão also participated and took a strong lead.
In Event #88 ($1,050 PLO 6-Max), the miner with the legendary account “galododoidoido13” defeated 107 opponents to become the tournament champion. João Simão was awarded $27,560.
In Event #87 ($109 Full Bowl), the player at the helm of the “Phnuts” account was the one who prevailed in a huge competition with 1,663 entrants. The title earned him $13,365.
Brazil won a total of 902 entries in the $215 European Special Championship. Player “Snickersnack” was crowned champion and pocketed $32,652.Luiz Constantino “Obelisk1” (#3 – $17,589 ), “spewzera” (#4 – $13,169 ) and “Payday807” (#5 – $9.260$ ) are some of the Brazilians involved in the decision.
In the end, Team Brazil had a solid showing in Jessé Cesar’s Team Samba Poker $215 Sunday Special. His Hard Work account came in second place with $32,485. In the same event, “RafaelfTTo” finished sixth for $10,467 .
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