WSOP: Yuri Martins and Poleman lead Brazil on Day 2

WSOP: Yuri Martins In Event #47 Top 10; Alcioni Po...

Brazil is everywhere in the halls of the WSOP Wednesday morning (21). In addition to João Simão and his strong support in Event 44, players from the country also made progress in two other competitions. In Event #47 ($1,500 HORSE), the main figure in Brazilian poker today is Yuri Martins.

The man from the state of Paraná had a strong showing in the combined five-mode tournament and collected 189,500 chips. Event #47 attracted 836 entrants and 260 players managed to chip in to continue. These include Jose Latorraca (114,000), Sergio Braga (48,000), Felipe Mojave (32,500), Renan Bruschi (25,000), Marcelo Valadares (18,500) and Jefferson Emerick (12,000).

The chip leader is Der American Mike Thorpe with 252,500 in chips. The winner will receive $207,688 and the prize pool will start at 126th place with a minimum ITM of $2,406. Play will resume at 5:00pm. and.

Event #47 ($500 Freezeout NLH) was well attended with 5,342 entrants but only 238 stamped their tickets. Alcioni Pollermann has extensive experience at the Brazilian tables and moved up to fifth with 1,690,000 in chips. Six other players from Brazil also qualified for the second day.

They are Patrick Leung (1,180,000), Henry Fisher (840,000), Luis Donelles (800,000), Igor Pinheiro (800,000), Nelson Pass Cole (525,000) and Milton Conca (420,000). Play resumes on Wednesday at 14:00 with blinds 15,000/30,000.

Alcioni Pollermann

WSOP: Yuri Martins In Event #47 Top 10; Alcioni Po...

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  • This text provides an overview of Brazilian players’ progress in two different events at the WSOP, highlighting their chip counts and the number of players remaining in each competition. It also mentions the prize pool and the upcoming schedule for the games.

  • The text highlights the strong presence of Brazilian players in two different events at the World Series of Poker. It mentions the notable performances of Yuri Martins in Event #47 ($1,500 HORSE) and Alcioni Pollermann in Event #47 ($500 Freezeout NLH), along with other Brazilian players who have advanced to the next day of play in both competitions.

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