Brazilian Becomes British Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh Champion
The Title of this 2013 UK Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh Champion went to Brazilian-born Nicolau Villa-Lobos who moved away with the title and the lion share regarding the prize-pool, pocketing £101,000 for first spot.
Starting the final table with all the chip stack that is lowest at 313,000 chips, Villa-Lobos was at fact odds on favourite to finish in eighth place. However, 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 mins of the final table commencing play.
Chris Derrick was the person 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 three-way call with Vladislav Donchev and Villa-Lobos. The high chip stack active in the call threw Villa-Lobos up to 1,600,000 chips, giving him the self- confidence he needed seriously to set his places on the UK Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh title after starting so low on the board.
Seventh place later went to Guido Braye after being knocked down by the hometown player, David Vamplew. This removal 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 forward, causing Leeds ‘ online pro Continue reading Brazilian Becomes British Ireland Poker Tour Edinburgh Champion