WSOP The number of tournaments continues to explode, while Brazil remains steadfast and strong on multiple fronts represented by the series’ wide-ranging squad. Campaign #35 ($10,000 Secret Bounty) kicked off on Wednesday (14th) with several Brazilians competing against 568 entrants. But only a few people can persist until the next day.
Of that number, 142 athletes are still looking for bracelets. Four of them were Brazilians, and it was PokerStars ambassador ace André Akkari who drew them in line. He manages a whopping 558,000 in chips, finishing seventh in chips.
closest to him The leading Brazilian was Caio Hey, who moved up to 68th with 220,000 in chips. Brazilian duo Tauan Naves (139,000) and Allan Mello (74,000) are also up. The chip leader is Aliaksandr Hirs, who is well known at the online tables. He has 750,000 chips.
Day 2 of the competition will take place this Thursday (15th) at 4pm (Brasilia time). The blinds are 4,000/8,000 with a big blind ante. The organization’s plan is to play until only five players remain. Bubble ranked 86th, and the first model sold for $10,858. The winner will receive $733,317.