Brazilian poker player won MILLIONS South America Main Event
The South American stage of MILLIONS series in Uruguay is nearing completion. Main Event with $10 300 buy-in and $5 000 000 guarantee collected 465 entries.
The poker player from Brazil Pablo Silva became the winner of the tournament and earned $1 000 000 for the victory. Another Brazilian player Fabio Colonese became the runner-up and got $640 000 of prize money.
Top 10 payouts of MILLIONS South America ME
|1||Pablo Silva||Brazil||$1 000 000|
|2||Fabio Colonese||Brazil||$640 000|
|3||Daniel Rezaei||Austria||$435 000|
|4||Fabian Gumz||Germany||$310 000|
|5||Andres Viola||Argentina||$230 000|
|6||Sergio Luis Di Pego||Argentina||$170 000|
|7||Dzmitry Urbanovich||Poland||$130 000|
|8||Pedro Medeira||Brazil||$100 000|
|9||Rafael Caiaffa||Brazil||$80 000|
|10||Charles Kassin||United States||$60 000|
In total, 65 players entered the prize zone. The minimum payout reached the mark of $20 000. The famous German poker player Rainer Kempe didn't manage to get to the final table of the tournament and he earned $35 000 for the 16th place.
Silva started to play in a heads-up with an advantage in stack. Colonese began to play “all-in or fold”, so Silva decided to set a trap for him. Pablo limped with pocket jacks, and then he quickly called the opponent's push with 8-6o. Silva hit a full on the flop and became the winner of MILLIONS South America ME.
This victory became the largest one in Pablo’s poker career. Prior to this tournament, his biggest prize money was $78 100 for the 4th place in $2 380 high roller tournament at EPT 2019 in Monte Carlo.