There was a moment when I managed to double through Tom Dwan, then he doubled through me and in the third clash I was able to eliminate himEver since its recent launch, WPT Global has been running lucrative promotions in an effort to bring in as many new players as possible. In the most recent one, Brazil’s Bruno Foster took home over $125,000 for winning the Influencers Tournament, of which the final phase played out on June 12.
The tournament saw 17 of the operator’s influencers compete against the winners of their freeroll tournaments, which were hosted on the platform between May 30 and June 11.
In the end, Brazilian influencer Bruno Foster outlasted the field of 34, defeating famous poker pros like Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey, show biz celebrities like DJ Steve Aoki and actress Lynn Gilmartin, alongside the 17 WPT Global freeroll winners.
For his efforts, Foster was awarded with the top prize of $100,000, along with the $25k that was reserved for the last influencer standing in the event, and $2k bounties for every opponent eliminated from the event.
“It was surreal to win this tournament, I feel like I’m on cloud nine,” Bruno said. “I had a difficult moment at the beginning of the tournament where I had to bluff a lot to keep myself alive, but then everything started to get better for me. I kept trying to manage pressure and squeeze all my opponents and it worked.”
“There was a moment when I managed to double through Tom Dwan, then he doubled through me and in the third clash I was able to eliminate him from the tournament. This moment was also very cool because I managed to eliminate a guy who I have always considered an idol in poker.” Last verified: June 2022 How We Got Here
The Influencers Tournament was the product of a long promotion run by WPT Global, which gave each of the 17 influencers signed by the operator a chance to host their very own $10,000 freeroll for all players they signed up to the site.
The winner of each freeroll would receive […]
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