Latin American Poker Tour

LAPT9 Bahamas: Georgios Sotiropoulos soars over field, takes trophy, $308K

It was another stacked final table -- the second in two years -- for the Latin American Poker Tour Bahamas Main Event. The $2,200 buy-in tournament served as the launching point for Season 9 of the LAPT, and from a group of decorated pros and top tournament talent, Georgios Sotiropoulos emerged as t...more

by Martin Harris on January 9, 2016 4:06 PM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Main Event final table updates

* Profiles of the final 10 players* Prize pool and payouts * Recap of the final day of action6:03pm: Sotiropoulos wins the LAPT Bahamas Main Event ($308,220)! Von Kriegenbergh runner-up ($187,220)Level 32 - Blinds 80,000-160,000 (20,000 ante)Georgios Sotiropoulos limped from the button, Taylor Von K...more

by Martin Harris on January 9, 2016 8:56 AM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Meet the final ten

From a huge field of 851 entries in the Latin American Poker Tour Bahamas Main Event, just 10 players will be returning for today's final day of action, each with hopes of becoming the first LAPT Main Event champion of Season 9.As was the case at last year's inaugural LAPT Bahamas Main Event here at...more

by Martin Harris on January 9, 2016 7:26 AM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Georgios Sotiropoulos leads final 10, Akkari reps Latin Ameri

They thought it couldn't be done.And they were right, but we got pretty closeThe plan was to whittle a field of 220 players down to a final table of eight. In order to complete their mission, tournament staff armed themselves with 14 separate 50-minute levels. It almost did the job though since we g...more

by Alex Villegas on January 8, 2016 11:45 PM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Main Event Day 2 updates (Levels 21-26)

Day 2 action from the LAPT Bahamas Main Event2:20am: Day 2 is doneThat's it.After 14 levels of play the list of potential LAPT9 Bahamas champions shrunk from 220 to just 10. Georgios Sotiropoulos is in the lead with 3.98 million and our final 10 players will come back at noon to play down to a champ...more

by Martin Harris on January 8, 2016 8:42 AM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Main Event Day 2 updates (Level 13-20)

This is an archive of Levels 13-20 of the LAPT9 Bahamas Main Event. Want the latest news? RETURN TO LATEST LIVE UPDATES7:33pm: Dinner breakLevel 20 has concluded and with 39 players left the dinner break has arrived. Joe Kuether is comfortably in the chip lead at the moment with a stack of just unde...more

by Martin Harris on January 8, 2016 8:41 AM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Tyler Hurman leads Day 1 field, Akkari makes top 5

The sun came out for the start of the LAPT today. The past two days have been marked by clouds, rain and strong winds, but today's weather was considerably closer to what you'd expect to find on Paradise Island.There was also some poker going on. Hundreds of players forewent the sunny weather and to...more

by Alex Villegas on January 7, 2016 9:41 PM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Reporting on the Brazilian "boom"

"2016 is going to be the best year for poker in Brazil"So said Team PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari in response to a question at the first "Breakfast with the Pros" Q&A session of the festival prior to the start of play today at the 2016 PCA. The LAPT9 Bahamas Main Event has just gotten underway, and it...more

by Martin Harris on January 7, 2016 9:54 AM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Main Event Day 1 updates (Levels 8-12)

12:15am: Day 1 is done Level 12 - Blinds 800-1,600 (ante 200)That's it, day 1 of the LAPT9 Bahamas Main Event is in the books. Tyler Hurman, from Canada, is leading the pack with 261,300.Tyler HurmanTeam PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari also finished the day strong. The Brazilian pro will come back with ...more

by Martin Harris on January 7, 2016 8:31 AM

LAPT9 Bahamas: Main Event Day 1 updates (Levels 1-7)

This is an archive of Levels 1-7 of the LAPT9 Bahamas Main Event. Want the latest news? RETURN TO LATEST LIVE UPDATES6:33pm: Level 7 concludesLevel 7 - Blinds 250-500 (ante 50)6:19pm: Trouble tablesLevel 7 - Blinds 250-500 (ante 50)The LAPT Bahamas field isn't just large, it's pretty tough.We mentio...more

by Martin Harris on January 7, 2016 8:30 AM
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