Brazilian Becomes UK Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh Champion
The Title associated with 2013 UK Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh Champion went to Brazilian-born Nicolau Villa-Lobos who strolled away with the title and the lion share associated with prize-pool, pocketing £101,000 for very first destination.
Starting the final table with all the lowest chip stack at 313,000 chips, Villa-Lobos was in fact odds on favourite to finish in eighth place. Nonetheless, the skilled Brazilian fended off the competition to bring home the coveted titled from the Scottish capital after doubling his chip count inside the first ten minutes of the last table commencing play.
Chris Derrick was the man who doubled Villa-Lobos’ chip stack after pushing in 285,000 chips, only become beaten by the Brazilian’s pocket fours which had turned into quads by the river.
Shortly afterwards, Christian Bergstrom was eliminated during a call that is three-way Vladislav Donchev and Villa-Lobos. The chip that is high active in the call threw Villa-Lobos up to 1,600,000 chips, providing him the self- confidence he needed to set his sights in the UK Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh title after starting therefore low in the board.
Seventh place later went to Guido Braye after being knocked down by the hometown player, David Vamplew. This eradication shot Vamplew to the position of chip leader as he impressed his home support and raised hopes of becoming the hometown hero.
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