Brazilian Becomes British Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh Champion
The Title associated with the 2013 UK Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh Champion went to Brazilian-born Nicolau Villa-Lobos who walked away with the name and the lion share of the prize-pool, pocketing £101,000 for very first place.
Starting the final dining table with all the lowest chip stack at 313,000 chips, Villa-Lobos was at fact odds on favourite to complete 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 moments of the table commencing play that is final.
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 high chip stack involved in the call threw Villa-Lobos up to 1,600,000 chips, providing him the self- confidence he needed seriously to set his places on the UK Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh title after starting so low in the board.
Seventh place later went to Guido Braye after being knocked down by the hometown player, David Vamplew. This reduction shot Vamplew into the position of chip leader as he impressed his home support and raised hopes of becoming the hometown hero.
Vamplew then continued to push forw […]