Qualify now for the Latin American Poker Tour, experience everything this incredible region has to offer, and win big!
Satellites for the next LAPT event are available now, giving you the chance to win a prize package that includes tournament buy-in, hotel accommodation and money for expenses. To register, open the PokerStars lobby, click ‘Events’ & ‘LAPT’.
The Latin American Poker Tour is back for Season 6 with more sizzling live poker action. This is the region’s biggest and richest tour, which visits of Latin America’s most glamorous and exciting cities. You can qualify now via PokerStars satellites, and win a prize package that includes everything you need to take part in these incredible events.
Please note that the following information is subject to change. Keep checking back for all the latest updates.
|2013 PCA||Bahamas||January 5-14, 2013||$10,000 + 300|
|LAPT Chile National Poker Championship||Vina del Mar||March 13-17, 2013||$1,000 + 100|
|LAPT Brazil||Sao Paulo||April 25-30, 2013||R$3,600 + 400|
|LAPT Colombia National Poker Championship||Medellin||June 5-9, 2013||COP1,800,000 + 200,000|
|LAPT Peru||Lima||July 31-August 4, 2013||$1,500 + 150|
|LAPT Panama||Panama City||September 18-22, 2013||$1,500 + 150|
|LAPT Uruguay Grand Final||Punta del Este||November 20-24, 2013||$2,300 + 200|
These are the tournaments everyone wants to win. Hundreds of PokerStars qualifiers join the best players in the world, including Team PokerStars Pro, to battle for huge prize pools at every event. The ultimate prize is an LAPT title. Have you got what it takes to become the next champion?
See the PokerStars Blog for a full report from every stop on the tour, and PokerStars.tv for all the best video highlights, winners’ interviews and more. Make sure you also keep checking the official LAPT website for the latest news as Season 6 unfolds.
LAPT Grand Final | 508 entries | $1,133,340 prize pool | 1st: Carter Gill ($218,692)
US poker pro Carter Gill made it two LAPT final tables in a row after securing victory in Uruguay, battling past 507 players to grab the lion’s share of a sizable $1,133,340 prize pool. Following a two-way deal with Argentina’s Ivan Raich heads-up, Gill lost his chip lead, before rebounding to take the title and $218,692 when his rivered flush beat Raich’s straight in the final hand.
LAPT Panama | 570 entries | $829,340 prize pool | 1st: Galal Dahrouj ($132,535)
The fifth stop of LAPT Season 6 took place in Panama at Veneto and gathered 570 players from 41 different countries. A total Main Event prize pool of USD$ 829.34, was shared between the top 88 players, and local hero Galal Dahrouj collected USD$ 132,535 and the trophy for the win after a three-way deal. The 26 year old is Panamanian was victorious in his first-ever appearance at the LAPT!
LAPT Peru | 557 entries | $810,440 prize pool | 1st: Patricio Rojas ($123,840)
After five days of action, Patricio Rojas from Chile won the LAPT 6 Peru Main Event - the biggest live event ever held on Peruvian soil - at the Atlantic City Casino in the city of Lima. The tourney had a prize pool of USD $810,440 generated by 557 entries from more than 30 different countries. A grand total of 88 places were paid, and 27-year old Rojas took home USD$123,840 in cash after beating Rafael Pardo from Colombia heads-up.
LAPT Colombia National Poker Championship | 629 entries | COP $1,098,230,000 prize pool | 1st: Weider Gutierrez (COP $165,244,000)
PokerStars player Weider Gutierrez from Colombia won the LAPT Colombia National Poker Championship Main Event at the Allegre Casino in the city of Medellin. The Main Event had a total prize pool of COP $1,098,230,000 generated by 629 total entries. 24-year old Gutierrez took home COP $165,244,000 in cash for the win after he beat Miguel Moscoso from Venezuela heads-up.
LAPT Brazil | 753 entries | R$2,629,476 prize pool | 1st: Victor Sbrissa (R$512,100)
LAPT Brazil buzzed with excitement as football superstar Ronaldo joined 752 other hopefuls and registered for the Main Event, creating a prize pool of R$2,629,476. The tournament played out over five days and was won by Brazil’s Victor Sbrissa, who beat Daniel Murta in heads up play to claim the title, trophy and R$512,100 in first place money. There were also deep runs for Team PokerStars Pros Andre Akkari and Leo Fernandez, who both made the final table.
LAPT Chile National Poker Championship | 1,024 entries | $993,280 prize pool | 1st: Pablo Tavitian ($184,220)
Records were broken at Vina del Mar as Chile hosted the biggest-ever field for a Latin American Poker Tour Main Event. A staggering 765 players took part, creating 1,024 entries and a prize pool just short of $1,000,000. The big winner was Pablo Tavitian from Argentina who took home $184,220 for first. Special mention must also be made of Team PokerStars Pro Nacho Barbero, who narrowly missed out on a third LAPT title, finishing in third place.
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