In 2023 alone, four Brazilians will win at least $1 million in poker tournaments. Last night Rodri They were joined by Rodrigo Selouan. In London, the Paranán had a solid performance at the Triton Poker Series, taking home $1,060,300, the fourth-best finish in a live MTT event in the country.
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1. Philipe Pizzari – PSPC 2023 – 3rd Place – $2,524,871
“Big Tournament Player” Philipe Pizzari exited the WSOP 2021 Main Event in 26th place. Less than two years later, he made history at PokerStars’ premier live tournament, the NL Hold’em Players Championship. With one trade, the Brazilian finished third for $2,524,871, the largest prize in poker in the country.
2. Alexandre Gomes – WPT Bellagio Cup 2009 – 1st Name – $1,187,160
Alê Gomes was the first Brazilian to win a WSOP bracelet and his name was also on the historic WPT trophy the following season. In one of the most traditional stages on the circuit, he defeated a FT named Erik Seidel, Alec Torelli and Faraz Jaka. In total, the Parana man raised $1,187,670.
3. Brunno Botteon – WSOP 2020 Main Event – 2nd Place 1st Place – $1,062,723
During the biggest season in online poker history, Brunno Botteon gave it his all, including winning in mixed tournaments million dollar prize. In the last WSOP Main Event, he finished GGPoker with the most chips out of the nine finalists. He had to travel to the Czech Republic to perform for the Financial Times amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Botteon finished second for $1,062,723 in an exciting matchup with Damián Salas. The winner, on the other hand, won $1,550,969. Weeks later, the Argentine won heads-up again for a diamond bracelet and another million dollars.
4. Rodrigo Selouan – Triton London 2023 Event 6: $60,000 NLH 7 Handmade – 2nd Place – $1,060,300
Rodrigo Selouan is the most expensive on the web A regular at the tournament and traveling to London for the main series of live high rollers. After missing out on the $25,000, $40,000 and $50,000 titles, he found success in Event 6: the $60,000 NLH 7-a-side event. The Paraná man finished second out of 104 entries, earning $1,060,300.
5. Roberly Felício – WSOP 2018 Colossus – 1st Place – $1,000,000
The country’s first recreational player to win the WSOP also joins the ranks of millionaires. At Colossus 2018, Roberly Felicio knocked out 13,069 players and won $1 million. Headed up, the Goiás player was one card away from being eliminated, but the river blocked Sang Liu’s victory, leaving Sang Liu second to silver and an embarrassing Ramirada.
6. Pablo Brito – MILLIONS Uruguay 2020 Main Event – Race 1 1st Place – $1,000,000
Even before joining 9tales, Pablo Brito was Destruction has been wrought wherever he has gone. On Day 2 of partypoker MILLIONS Live South America, Bahian took home $1,000,000 for beating Fábio Colonese heads-up in a yellow card match.
7. Marcelo Mesqueu – EPT Monte Carlo 2022 Main Event – Race 1 – $968,691
The country’s missing title in live racing Is where the Brazilian won many times in Formula 1. In the Principality of Monaco, Marcelo Mesqueu defeated his opponent at the final table of the EPT Main Event. In total, Carioca won €939,840, or approximately $968,691.
8. Bruno Foster – 2014 WSOP ME – 8th – $947,172
In 2014, the Brazilian was absent from nearly the entire WSOP A FT. With only the main event remaining, Bruno Foster saved Brazil’s Storm and advanced to the November nine. The Ceará man was just the second player to bust out on poker’s biggest stage, taking home $947,172.
9. Yuri Martins – WSOP 2022 Poker Players Championship – 2nd – $895,614
Yuri Martins nearly won his third bracelet in the FT of The Neverending Poker Players Championship. The epic showdown with Dan Cates concluded this morning in Las Vegas, with the American folklorist winning his second title. The Bushman won $1,449,103, while Yuri boosted his bankroll by $895,614.
10. Rodrigo Seiji – EPT Prague 2022 SHR – 1st Place – $816,660
Rodrigo Seiji ended 2022 on good terms, exiting the EPT Prague stage as the most expensive event in the starting field. He beat 54 opponents in the €50,000 Super High Roller for €773,630 (approximately $816,660).