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LAPT8 Peru: Chilean Claudio Moya collects Main Event title

We've found a champion, a 51-year-old businessman from Chile who hasn't stopped laughing along with his supporters for the half-hour since the last hand of the Latin American Poker Tour Peru Main Event was dealt.Meet Claudio Moya, newest LAPT champion -- winner of the tournament, and with a winner o...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 8:33 PM

LAPT8 Peru: Holding pattern at heads-up

We've been watching Claudio Moya and Chadi Moustapha play heads-up poker for nearly three hours now, with the conversation on media row having predictably edged away from the small pots being exchanged by the final pair into various topics all with "longest ever" headings.Heads-up play continues at ...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 7:36 PM

LAPT8 Peru: Moustapha moves ahead of Moya after heads-up deal

Shortly after heads-up play began, they moved to Level 27 (25,000/50,000/5,000) at which point Chadi Moustapha began steadily chipping up versus Claudio Moya, claiming several small pots to close the gap somewhat on Moya's huge lead to start their duel.Moya then won a decent-sized pot after raising ...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 4:37 PM

LAPT8 Peru: Moya knocks out Ramirez in third; takes lead to heads-up

Level 26 (20,000/40,000/5,000) started quietly. Then came a couple of hands that added a bit more noise to the proceedings.In the first Claudio Moya got Daniel Ramirez to call a river value bet after having made a straight versus Ramirez's top pair, and Moya gave a little fist bump and shout of "Vam...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 2:58 PM

LAPT8 Peru: Ruiz run out in fourth; Moya, Ramirez, Moustapha battle on

We counted up the fiches during the day's first break at the Latin American Poker Tour Peru Main Event, and here's how the stacks looked among the final four:Claudio Moya (Chile) -- 3,233,000Daniel Ramirez (Colombia) -- 1,740,000Chadi Moustapha (Lebanon) -- 1,700,000Cristian Aceiton Ruiz (Chile) -- ...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 1:35 PM

LAPT8 Peru: Moya mows down Martinez, leads final four

Not long after his countryman Helio Neves, was ousted in sixth, Brazil's Marcus Martinez followed him to the rail in fifth ($45,540) following an unsuccessful confrontation with chip leader Claudio Moya.Marcus Martinez - 5th placeWith the blinds 12,000/24,000 and a 3,000 ante, the hand began with a ...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 12:34 PM

LAPT8 Peru: Neves no more; five remain

Before Level 23 could conclude, Helio Neves -- the new short stack with six left -- was in push-fold mode. And it went well for him, for a while, anyway,Once the Brazilian was called after reraising all in over Colombian Daniel Ramirez's middle position open, turning over A♠Q♥ versus Ramirez's ...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 12:13 PM

LAPT8 Peru: The cards play the players as kings-vs.-aces ends Ili's run

"Classic."So said someone from the rail after having witnessed preflop action resulting in Chilean Jose Ile putting his entire stack at risk.The hand had begun quietly with a standard raise from Claudio Moya, Ile's fellow countryman sitting to his right. Ile checked his hand, then announced he was r...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 11:23 AM

LAPT8 Peru: Ramirez takes last of Chauriye's chips, moves in front

Play at today's final table began where it concluded a day ago, halfway through Level 22, with the blinds at 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante.The very first hand saw fireworks after Cristian Aceiton Ruiz opened from the cutoff, Helio Neves three-bet from the button, Ruiz called, and the pair saw a flo...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 10:47 AM

LAPT8 Peru: Meet the final eight

Welcome back to today's last day of play in the Latin American Poker Tour Peru Main Event, where just eight players will be returning from a 366-entry field, each looking to follow the footsteps of LAPT Bahamas winner Josh Key, LAPT Chile winner Oscar Alache, and LAPT Panama winner Shakeeb Kazemipur...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2015 9:02 AM
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Congratulations to Claudio Moya, winner of the LAPT8 Main Event for $135,576!

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