Latin American Poker Tour

LAPT9 Brazil: Nacho Barbero wins record-breaking 3rd LAPT title for R$341,18

He actually did it.Jose Ignacio "Nacho" Barbero won a third LAPT at the final stop of the series. Barbero is the only player with an LAPT hat trick and now that the tour is over, no one will be able to match his achievement. "It's incredible," Barbero said. "It's like a dream, it just had to happen....more

by Alex Villegas on December 1, 2016 7:04 PM

LAPT9 Brazil: Day 3 live coverage (final day)

* PRIZEPOOL AND PAYOUTS* Jose Ignacio "Nacho" Barbero wins record-breaking third LAPT title for R$341,18212:40am: It's over! Jose 'Nacho' Barbero wins record third LAPT title!Level 29 - Blinds 80,000/160,000 (20,000 ante)Wow. Jose Barbero just made history. He is, and will always be, the only player...more

by Jack Stanton on December 1, 2016 6:28 AM

LAPT9 Brazil: Grigoletti leads Day 2, Barbero hunts 3rd LAPT title

Day 2 is done and Thiago Grigoletti leads the final 21 players with 1,981,000.Grigoletti hails from Pelotez, Brazil and has cashed for more than $1.2 million online but will be chasing his first live title tomorrow.Thiago GrigolettiWhile Grigoletti is in the enviable position, he has a lot of compet...more

by Jack Stanton on November 30, 2016 11:15 AM

LAPT9 Brazil: Alisson 'heyalisson' Piekazewicz ends Day 1 with massive chip

Day 1 of the final Latin American Poker Tour Main Event on planet Earth has come to an end.There are rumors the tour might pick up on the moon in the future, but for now we're in São Paulo and Alisson Piekazewicz leads the Day 1 survivors with 605,700.Piekazewicz, known as heyalisson on PokerStars, ...more

by Jack Stanton on November 29, 2016 8:48 AM

BSOP Millions: 'Neto Gol' leads final 186; Felipe 'Mojave' Ramos in 4th

Here's a quick update as to how Day 2 of the largest tournament in Latin America went down yesterday.A total 1,044 players survived their Day 1 flights and made it through to Day 2, but when all was said and done last night there were just 186 players remaining, all chasing the massive first place o...more

by Jack Stanton on November 29, 2016 5:31 AM

BSOP Millions: 10 reasons to come and play poker in São Paulo in 2017

Thinking about taking a poker trip in 2017? Perhaps somewhere a little sexy, exotic, and different? Then São Paulo could be the place for you. 2017 will see the BSOP make its regular annual stop (which this year took place in July), before returning again around this time of year for the massive BSO...more

by Jack Stanton on November 28, 2016 2:12 PM

BSOP Millions: Ramos on Home Turf

Team PokerStars Pro Felipe Mojave Ramos burst into the live tournament scene back in 2008 when he finished 13th in EPT4 San Remo and then scored another EPT cash in the Monte Carlo Grand Final a few weeks later. Since then, Ramos has cashed in 11 countries for more than $1.2 million. He's become an ...more

by Alex Villegas on November 28, 2016 1:50 PM

BSOP Millions: Jeff Gross on Brazil, soccer, and hanging with Ronaldo

When entering the enormous Golden Hall at the São Paulo Sheraton WTC on Friday evening, I couldn't help but notice the guy sat behind two monitors over on the far side of the room. Everyone else was playing live poker, and here was a dude getting in some online hours on a very professional set-up ri...more

by Jack Stanton on November 28, 2016 11:37 AM

BSOP Millions: The Youtubers

Youtube's a pretty big thing in Brazil, I don't know if you've heard about it. It's this website on the internet where people upload videos that other people who are also connected to the internet can watch. Out of the nearly 200 million people in Brazil, only a select few have risen to the top of Y...more

by Alex Villegas on November 28, 2016 9:49 AM

BSOP Millions: The largest tournament in Latin America enters Day 2

There's a good reason the English language PokerStars Blog team are here in São Paulo. The BSOP Millions is the largest poker tournament of the year for an entire continent; there's no way we could have missed it.The R$3,500 No Limit Hold'em Main Event field here at the Sheraton WTC has been absolut...more

by Jack Stanton on November 28, 2016 9:06 AM
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