Tag Archives: Latin American Poker Tour
- Oscar Alache Orrego Wins the LAPT Main Event in Chile
March 12, 2015
Oscar Alache Orrego has won his second Latin American Poker Tour Main Event, after defeating Renata Teixeira de Paulo, in heads up action, to take the first prize of $131,962. Chilean, Oscar Alache Orrego, became only the third player to win two Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) Main Event titles,...
- Fabian Ortiz Secures his Second LAPT Victory Taking Down the Main Event in Panama
July 29, 2014
Fabian Ortiz wins the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) leg in Panama, becoming the second Argentinian to do so in successive years. They might not have been able to lift the FIFA World Cup, but the Argentinians know how to win poker tournaments, particularly in Panama City. Argentinian Fabian Ortiz...
- Tavitian Wins LAPT Chile; Schwartz Takes Foxwoods; Lim Captures APPT Seoul Crown
March 20, 2013
The European Poker Tour (EPT) London Poker Festival has ended, but the wheels on the bus go round and round. 16 of the world’s best have headed to Aspers in Stratford where they are competing in the PartyPoker Premier League VI, and the rest have either flown back to their...
- Matusow wins National Heads-Up Poker Championship; LAPT Season 6 dates set
January 28, 2013
Mike Matusow has won the 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship, defeating Phil Hellmuth in a matchup of poker’s old(er) guard. Matusow, who earned $750k for his victory, acknowledged the lack of young upstart poker whippersnappers in the final showdown during his post-victory interview with NBC. “All you hear from the...
- WSOP 2012: Casino Employee victor; Selbst still alive in Event #2
May 30, 2012
The 2012 World Series of Poker bracelet cherry was officially popped Monday by Chiab Saechao, who earned just shy of $70k for taking the Series’ first contest, the Casino Employees Championship. The Thailand-born, California-raised blackjack dealer Saechao was one of 732 casino grunts who did battle, down about 15% from...
- PokerStars’ LAPT and UKIPT final tables kick off
February 20, 2012
The final table of the 2012 PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) Grand Final kicks off in São Paulo, Brazil at noon today for the remaining eight competitors to battle it out for the title and the R$324,600 first-place prize. Unlike last year when a substantial amount of finalists were Brazilian, the...