WSOP-C Rio Summary Day 8

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WSOP-C Rio Summary Day 8

The WSOP Brazil 2018 has come to an end. During the past 8 days, players from all corners of Latin America and the world came to the Belmond Copacabana Palace to take part in a new edition of one of the most popular competitions in Latin America. 

The last day offered nothing but moments of joy and thousands of emotions as four players were crowned at different events.

The most important prize went to Jordan Piva, who won the Main Event. After a formidable 3-hour heads-up match, this math professor beat the pro and took the R$ 1,000,000 prize home.

Marco Aurelio Alves was in the spotlight as well: after a two-day battle, he won the championship ring and the R$ 399,000 prize upon clinching the High Roller —the second biggest tournament in the series.

After four initial flights, the Monster Stack also received much attention from players on the past three days. This event featured 1,540 entries in total, which shattered the R$ 1 million guarantee. The winner was Federico Sturzenegger, who took the ring and the first prize (R$ 220,000) to Uruguay.

Finally, the 6-max was the only event to begin and end yesterday. This last competition in the series sponsored by partypoker LIVE featured 224 entries and the commanding figure of Lucas Fluk, who was able to overcome many difficulties. As a reward for his performance, he was awarded a World Series ring and R$ 112,500.


Final Table Positions – Main Event

1st  Jordan Piva R$ 1,000,000
2nd  Victor Begara R$ 620,330
3rd  Pedro Oliveira R$ 411,543
4th  Sandro Vianna R$ 300,511
5th  Dirceu Carvalho R$ 222,095
6th  Fauzer Prado R$ 172,881
7th  Carlos Vasconcelos R$ 137,820
8th  Leonardo Rizzo R$ 112,183
9th  Omar Oyhenart R$ 92,729


Name: NLH Monster Tournament
Buy-In: R$ 1,000
Entries: 1,540

Final Table Positions: 

1st Federico Sturzenegger R$ 220,000
2nd Christian Almedia R$ 138,000
3th Francisco Jurandy De Lima R$ 103,000
4th Marcos Antonio Larin Ribeiro R$ 75,000
5th Bruno Maia Da Silva R$ 57,000
6th Sandro Calvacanti R$ 44,000
7th Vinicius Miranda R$ 35,000
8th Henrique Oliveira R$ 27,000
9th Dayane Kotoviezy R$ 22,000

Name: 6-Max Tournament
Buy-In: R$ 2,000
Entries: 260

Final Table Positions

1st Lucas Fluk R$ 112,500
2nd Bruno Macedo: R$ 69,950
3rd James Queiroz: R$ 48,700
4th Miguel Hoyos: R$ 34,400
5th Paulo Santos: R$ 24,500
6th Igor Souto: R$ 17,660



High Roller Tournament

Buy-In: R$ 8,000
Entries: 224
Prize-Paying Positions: 23

Final Table Positions:

1st Marco Aurelio Alves R$ 399,000
2nd Thiago Crema De Macedo R$ 241,000
3rd Jinwi Kim R$ 174,000
4th Fernando Da Cunha Araujo R$ 129,000
5th Frank Naranjo R$ 97,400
6th Fernando Reines R$ 74,000
7th Nicolás Betbesé R$ 57,000
8th Wender Cezar Oliveira R$ 45,000
9th Richard Menjura R$ 36,000


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