It was another normal day in the life of three-time WSOP (World Series of Poker) champion Yuri Martins. The Brazilian star seems never to get tired of making big bucks in big poker tournaments, both online and live. This time around, 9Tales Pro leads WSOP Event #69 in chips and has a chance to win his fourth bracelet.
Yuri had 1,288,000 in chips on the final day of Event #69 No Limit 2-7 in the Lowball Draw tournament, a $10,000 buy-in tournament with 154 entries. At the other end of the standings is Brazil, also represented by Felipe Mojave. With 112,000 in chips, the GGPoker ambassador is doing everything he can to get back into shape.
It is worth noting that the winner of the same event last year was Pedro Bromfman. In the current edition, he narrowly defended his title, finishing 24th for $16,000.
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Find out about the quality of the remaining entrants: Of the 18 players who made it to the finals, only 3 still won WSOP bracelets. Big names and multi-time champions like Daniel Negreanu, Eli Elezra and Jason Mercier are still up for grabs. Yuri Martins is followed by American Young Ko (1,197,000) and Canadian Alex Livingston (1,137,000).
Yuri Martins, Felipe Mojave and other star players will return today Saturday (30:00). to the last day. , starting at 17:00 Brazil time. Play continues on Level 17 with blinds at 6,000/12,000 and an ante of 18,000. The remaining 18 participants have received at least $17,500. The tournament winner will take home $367,599.